PerfectPhase wrote:

evildictaitor wrote:
Perhaps it would be nice if you could phone up a computer store and explicitly demand an OS-free computer for $150 off the retail price,

Utter bollocks. The cost saving of getting dell to remove the OEM copy of XP Pro from the machines we buy is about £20.

How about removing all software that comes with the PC that also only runs on Windows?

Either way, let's try and keep this a friendly discussion.

Edit: And if I forced you to pay for an AOL disk for $50 when you buy a car, you'd be pretty miffed too.