[mythtv-users] Hopefully the last Revo Question

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 03:05:19 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 10:18 AM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> 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.

Its good that there are people like you who have both the time and
inclination to do that!

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