Different kind of InstallFest
tyler at tylers.org
Mon Sep 5 19:42:10 MDT 2005
On 09/05/2005 07:14 PM, Barry Roberts wrote:
>>6. Keep a phone ready to call MS and beg them to let you reinstall
>>windows. Make sure it has a speakerphone.
> Telling people they can spend $100 bucks on a new copy of the same
> software that is killing their computer already, or switch to linux,
> really makes most people think. Some people cough up $100 bucks
> anyway, but I don't install Windows unless they've got the CD and the
> license key.
I was more referring to the fact that sometimes MS puts up a fit when
you try to reinstall XP - I've had to call them a few times to get them
to accept the new install, even with a valid CD-Key. Not fun.
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