Different kind of InstallFest

Tyler Strickland 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.

--Tyler



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