Robert Kiely wrote:
>On 24/05/05, James McDermott <jamesmichaelmcdermott at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>Has anyone tried buying
>>without MS Windows from Dell? Apparently it's possible.
>>>>>>Tried that and they wouldn't do it... they gave me some bull about
>windows being needed to test the machines ! I wanted to get one
>without windows so I wouldn't have to pay the license fee (poor
>student) but they said that it wouldn't change the cost... does this
>mean that dell are giving away Windows XP for free ? Hope Microsoft
>knows about this !
>Well, can buy from Dell and just chase MS about wanting money back
(don't open pack with serial number etc), I believe there was big deal
made of this in past year or two, and people finally got their money back?
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