Manip, I have lost my free kinect from a conference on a plane, but I am such a sucessful doctor, I would like to beg and plead to Microsoft to send me another or i will simply never experience the prohibitively expensive $89 wonder that is Microsoft kinect. Can you tell me where to send the email? 

No joking. The billing issue has nothing to do with operating systems. it has everything to do with the shitty attitude of Silicon Valley and the fact they think that business rules do not apply to them.