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Fighting the Microsoft Tax

Aug 14, 2009, 11:03 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Poul-Henning Kamp)

[ Thanks to Michael for this link. ]

"It is clear from Lenovo's website to your computer comes with Windows Vista Business installed and any reasonable customer should expect that the general license terms for Windows Vista applies, including the previous paragraph.

"Nowhere on the Lenovo website, I have been able to find any indication that Microsoft's standard license was not valid for the copy of Windows Vista Business that came with your computer.

"Lenovo has certainly lots of Microsoft-paid "advertising" on their website where they write that "Lenovo recommends Windows Vista", but a recommendation is not a requirement.

"My first contention is that Lenovo should live up to the wording of the agreement text explicitly makes them the one party that they themselves cause presented at the computer screen when you turn the first time and explicitly described the screen as only being an requirements for using Windows Vista Business and not the computer as a whole."

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