On 11/14/2012 5:12 PM, Elizabeth D. Rather wrote:
> On 11/14/12 11:36 AM, rickman wrote:I guess that is good if you just want the least pain... except that I am
>> If someone gives the customers a better alternative, a *real*
>> alternative that is fully usable by the same people who are currently
>> buying Windows, then they will switch. Look at all the Linux users!
>> They don't use Windows because they have an alternative. But for many
>> who don't know so much about computers and don't *want* to know so much
>> about computers, Linux is not much of an option... at least in their
> It isn't just a matter of how much you know about computers, it's what
>> I've recently acquired several extra desktop machines. I'm going to
> It's quite possible to buy a discounted, legal copy of Windows 7. Just
not using Windows 7, so I would still have some pain with that
transition. The real issue is I don't want to pay Microsoft for the
privilege of using their old software on top of paying them the
mandatory fee for buying a computer.
I need a laptop and I would like to be able to buy one without windows.
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