[mythtv-users] Hopefully the last Revo Question

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Nov 11 21:18:38 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 11 November 2009 12:25:48 elektron wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 12:30 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> > The final question: Does "Windows XP Retail" mean I get a boxed disc that
> > I can install on anything I want, or give away to somebody who wants
> > Windows? Or is the XP license locked to the Revo machine? Otherwise
> > what's the difference between "retail" and "OEM", support? documentation?
> > nothing?
> Mine didn't even come with an XP disc. it does have an MS xp sticker
> of authenticity on the side of it though. I assume the XP copy is
> locked to the specific device.

I've read that if you decline the license and make enough noise you can get a 
pittance back. Guess I'll try it. It's not so much I want the money back, I 
just want vendors to know that some people at least do not appreciate being 
forced to pay the Microsoft Tax.

Brian Wood
beww at beww.org

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