"If you buy a computer, you often pay for Microsoft Windows even
if you didn't ask for it and aren't going to use it. This article
shows you how to return your unused Windows license and get your
money back, freeing yourself from the Windows tax.
"I recently purchased a new laptop computer from Dell. As a
GNU/Linux user and believer in Free Software, I knew from the start
that I wasn't going to run Microsoft Windows. Unfortunately, Dell
didn't offer this laptop with Ubuntu or a no-OS option, so I tried
getting my Windows refund from Dell after the purchase..."