Dell bars Win 7 refunds from Linux lovers
Mar 18, 2010, 17:33 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cade Metz)
How to Help Your Business Become an AI Early Adopter
"Dell has told a Linux-loving Reg reader that he can't receive a
refund on the copy of Windows 7 that shipped with his new Dell
netbook because it was bundled with the machine for "free".
"In October, another Reg reader succeeded in gaining a $115
(£70.34) refund from the computer maker after he rejected the
licence for Microsoft's OS and installed Linux instead. Microsoft's
EULA, you see, provides for such a refund.
""By using the software, you accept these terms," it reads. "If
you do not accept them, do not use the software. Instead, return it
to the retailer for a refund or credit."
- When Vendors Go Bad(Feb 19, 2010)
- Linux users, get your Windows refund today(Feb 12, 2010)
- A no-cost Windows killer: On Sale Now, only $26!(Jan 20, 2010)
- MS EULA in Plain English(Nov 09, 2009)
- Getting A Refund for Unwanted Microsoft Windows(Oct 23, 2009)
- Windows license refund donated to Mint(Oct 17, 2009)
- Dell is ashamed of its Ubuntu-powered laptops(Apr 20, 2009)
- Do Linux users pay a "Microsoft tax?"(Mar 24, 2009)
- HP refunds 520$ for unused software(Mar 19, 2009)