“But it’s not all good news for Microsoft, as Dell plans to sell
OS-free PCs as well. With Linux becoming more popular, the company
recognises there is a sizeable niche market that wants to choose
which operating system to use.
“Adam Griffin, Dimension product marketing manager, made it
clear that Dell has no plans to sell PCs running Linux, but
believed the move would attract customers who want to install it
themselves, and so save money by not paying for Windows XP…”