Linked by David Adams on Sat 30th Aug 2008 16:20 UTC, submitted by michuk
Legal Compulsory Windows purchasing by way of PC bundles is one of the biggest hurtles to alternative OS adoption. Some people have been able to fight it: "Reading the Slashdot article about Dave Mitchell from Great Britain, who got a 47 pounds refund from Dell for returning his copy of Windows was an inspiration for me to check, if it is possible in Poland, too. This is my success story."
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Windows refund in Brazil
by visconde_de_sabugosa on Mon 1st Sep 2008 15:21 UTC
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2005-11-14

There are some similar experiences of well-succeed windows refund of windows OEM that comes with notebooks of the Dell brazilian branch:

(in brazilian portuguese, sorry)

http://br-linux.org/2008/conseguindo-o-reembolso-da-licenca-do-wind...

http://br-linux.org/2008/conseguindo-o-reembolso-da-licenca-do-wind...

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