Re: [linux-dell-laptops] bare system
- On Mon, 29 Apr 2002 18:49:59 -0400 (CLT)
MEGEVAND Denis <denis.megevand@...> wrote:
> > > > Dell apparently don't offer Linux preinstalled on single laptops.Yes, directly.
> > > > Would they offer a system without O/S or do they require one to
> > > > pay the Microsoft tax?
> > >
> > > Sadly, Dell is a solidly a M$ lackey company, they won't give you any
> > > h/w without paying the M$ tax.
> > But you can have a refund: For WindowsME on my Inspiron8100 I recevied
> > back about 130 Swiss Francs !
> How did you obtain that from Dell ?
> Did you contact a specific service or just Dell Switzerland ?First a called the Customer Support Switzerland (As said in the EULA :-)),
but nobody was able to help me. Then, after 3 or 4 EMails to Customer
Service Switzerland, I received the instructions how to send the CD of
Windows to Dell. After some months (And 5-6 Email), I finally received a
paper to fill in order to reiceive the money on my Bank account. That's it,
I bought the PC on November and received the money on April.
> I would be interested in such a refund for theDo it, with the money you can buy SuSE8.0, an optical mouse and some pizzas
> not used Xp I got with my Inspiron 8200.
:-) I think XP is more eXPensive :) than WinME, maybe you can have more
than a pizza :-)
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