[ILUG-BOM] How to save Microsoft Tax

Dilip Khanolkar khanolkardilip@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Fri Jan 5 11:03:36 IST 2007

On 1/5/07, Mandar Joshi <emailmandar at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hey guys,
> Check this out..
> This guy actually managed to convince Acer refund the money for the
> Windows OEM installed on his laptop because he did not want to use it!!
> He saved the Microsoft Tax!
> http://fedoraforum.org/forum/showthread.php?t=139627
> Would you do it if you get a new laptop/comp with Windows OEM
> pre-installed ?
> I didn't 'cauz, even though I primarily use Gentoo/FC , I still need to
> have Windows. Like it or not, most business applications are written for
> Windows, especially in the stock broking world.
> Regards
> Mandar Joshi

i would have also surely done this if i knew this was possible but thanks
for the info i would surely be doing this in the future

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