Re: the ghost of UEFI and Micr0$0ft
On Wed, 2012-06-06 at 19:04 +1000, Scott Ferguson wrote:
> On 06/06/12 18:44, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> > On Ma, 05 iun 12, 20:26:03, Slavko wrote:
> >> in our country is more and more difficult to buy computer (specially
> >> notebook) without Windows included. In one shop they are telling me, that
> >> it si not possible.
> > If you have such an answer on paper you *might* be able to request a
> > refund for the MS Windows license according to its own EULA, but be
> > careful not to accept the EULA
> The Windoof 7 EULA:-
> "By using the software, you accept these terms. If you do not accept
> them, do not use the software. Instead, contact the manufacturer or
> installer to determine its return policy. You must comply with that
> policy, which might limit your rights or require you to return the
> entire system on which the software is installed."
> > on the first boot (most laptops on
> > display will have it accepted by the shop staff).
> > Hope this helps,
> > Andrei
> My experience is that Dell and Toshiba do refunds (XP and Vista), albeit
> reluctantly, but Leveno/IBM won't (for Thinkpads).
> This may prove useful:-
> Kind regards
Laptops etc. tend to ship with Windows, but a tower PC of a Linux user
often might be arranged by the user. I never owned a tower PC that was
pre-build and/or delivered with Windows.