"Dell today gave freelance programmer and sysadmin Dave
Mitchell, of Sheffield, UK, a refund of 47 pounds ($89) for the
unused copy of Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2 bundled with his new
Dell Inspiron 640m laptop, Mitchell says. Dell also refunded the
tax, for a total of £55.23 ($105).
"With few laptops available without the so-called 'Microsoft
tax,' Windows refund requests have long been a slow movement among
Linux community organizers..."