Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Apr 2006 19:00 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft has urged UK PC vendors not to give customers the opportunity to buy a PC without a pre-installed operating system. Supplying base systems, or 'naked PCs', is a missed opportunity, according to Michala Alexander, Microsoft's head of anti-piracy. Writing in Microsoft's Partner Update magazine, which is distributed to computer dealers, Alexander estimated that 5 percent of computers sold in the UK in 2006 would not include an operating system.
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Choice is the best thing I have
by ganloo on Thu 6th Apr 2006 06:49 UTC
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If I decide to install Linux as my primary desktop operating system (like what I have been doing years), why I have to pay extra money for a pre-installed but will-never-used operating system.

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