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Geek Squad Finally Replaces My Linux-Infested Laptop

Jan 15, 2010, 16:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Villarreal)

"An anonymous Best Buy customer told us in December that the Geek Squad refused to honor his extended warranty on his laptop because he had installed (horrors!) Linux.

"Then last week the customer said Best Buy told him it wouldn't replace the notebook, but it would service it.

"Now Best Buy has finally come around and agreed to swap out the laptop. The victorious Linux-lover writes:

"I want to extend my thanks to the Consumerist for their help in this matter, as well as all those who commented on the story and the friend who referred me to the Consumerist in the first place. A Best Buy PR representative has informed me that both the Geek Squad manager and store manager were mistaken:"

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