Linux Journal: Announcing WindowsRefund.net

“Many people are familiar with the Windows refund debate that
started in the late 1990s. A Google search turns up dozens of pages
belonging to people who have made attempts to provide helpful
information to those seeking a refund. Browsing these pages reminds
me of a recent trip I took to Salem, Massachusetts, where I
participated in a guided tour through the burial grounds of the
Witch Trials of 1692. Every link, another tombstone telling a piece
of the bigger story, another graveyard where we can pay our
respects to those who have suffered.

“WindowsRefund.net has been created to provide a safe haven for
those who have lost their way in this struggle, as well as to
provide guidance to those that are only now getting involved. I,
myself, only recently took a personal interest in this situation
when I purchased a Portege 2000 laptop from Toshiba American
Information Systems (TAIS). Although I was well informed about how
I should proceed in my quest to receive a refund for the unused OS
(yes, the tombstones were helpful to some degree), I have not yet
been successful doing so. I continue to be in pursuit. Linux
Journal published my original article, called ‘The Toshiba
Standoff’, on September 13, which describes my ordeal in greater

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Linux Journal: The Toshiba Standoff
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