[mythtv-users] First ION desktop officially announced - Acer AspireRevo

Glen Sagers gsagers at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 8 19:41:11 UTC 2009

Bill Williamson wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 4:43 PM, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk 
> <mailto:linux at thehobsons.co.uk>> wrote:
>     Travis Tabbal wrote:
>         Good specs. For $300, it's certainly a contender. Even better
>         would be to sell it as bare hardware without the OS and
>         perhaps the HDD
>     You can always take the OS back, tell them you don't accept the
>     EULA, and demand your money back for the OS. The vendor is
>     required to reimburse you for the price of the OS - that is the
>     only way various legal systems have allowed the EULA to stand, by
>     allowing the purchaser to reject it AFTER purchase when they are
>     able to read the terms.
>     Expect "resistance" to the refund though.
>     I have to admit, I'm sort of itching to have a go at it !
> How much do you bet they pay for it, though?  I'd guess under $15.
I got $14 and some change from Dell for Vista home premium with very 
little resistance.  They asked if I'd used it, and when I said I hadn't, 
and wouldn't, they took about 5 minutes to process the refund, and it 
was back on the card within a couple of days.  Was it worth it?  Only as 
a moral victory!

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