[mythtv-users] First ION desktop officially announced - Acer AspireRevo
gsagers at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 8 19:41:11 UTC 2009
Bill Williamson wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 4:43 PM, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk
> <mailto:linux at thehobsons.co.uk>> wrote:
> Travis Tabbal wrote:
> Good specs. For $300, it's certainly a contender. Even better
> would be to sell it as bare hardware without the OS and
> perhaps the HDD
> You can always take the OS back, tell them you don't accept the
> EULA, and demand your money back for the OS. The vendor is
> required to reimburse you for the price of the OS - that is the
> only way various legal systems have allowed the EULA to stand, by
> allowing the purchaser to reject it AFTER purchase when they are
> able to read the terms.
> Expect "resistance" to the refund though.
> I have to admit, I'm sort of itching to have a go at it !
> How much do you bet they pay for it, though? I'd guess under $15.
I got $14 and some change from Dell for Vista home premium with very
little resistance. They asked if I'd used it, and when I said I hadn't,
and wouldn't, they took about 5 minutes to process the refund, and it
was back on the card within a couple of days. Was it worth it? Only as
a moral victory!
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