[CLUG-tech] Windows refunds

Hans van der Merwe hvdmerwe at sunspace.co.za
Wed Dec 12 11:55:39 SAST 2007

On Wed, 2007-12-12 at 11:18 +0200, Andrew Honiball wrote:
> I am also in the market for a new laptop, and want to know what is the
> most suitable laptop in RSA for running linux on.  Do any come
> pre-installed with Linux?  (My budget: approximately R10 000).
> On Dec 11, 2007 9:08 AM, Hans van der Merwe <hvdmerwe at sunspace.co.za>
> wrote:
>         Hi, hope this falls within the allowable topics for this list.
>         Anyone know of any cases in the RSA of a successful refund
>         claim on
>         bundled XP or Vista?
>         I would like to buy a new laptop and was thinking of trying to
>         get a 
>         refund on the pre-installed Windows on it.
>         Some individuals in the US (and Australia) have successfully
>         done so in
>         small claims court (mostly because the companies never pitch
>         for the
>         case - bad for business). 
>         Hans

I am moving this thread to clug-chat - any objections?

ps. I have had no luck finding Windows-less laptops in RSA (well Mecer dont count in my book)

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