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RE: Refund for Bundled Win95
The information you were given, unfortunately, was incorrect. Mistakes
do happen. The salesman owes you an apology.
David E. Y. Sarna firstname.lastname@example.org
ObjectSoft Corp. (NASDAQ:OSFT) http://www.objectsoftcorp.com
433 Hackensack Ave., Hackensack, NJ 07601
Tel.: (201) 343-9100 Fax: (201) 343-0056
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donna. [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 10, 1997 11:47 AM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: RE: Refund for Bundled Win95
> On Sun, 9 Nov 1997, Mitch Stone wrote:
> > And before you reply "but they no longer do this," I will ask the
> > rhetorical question "and why not?" and then ask the less rhetorical
> > question, "how is the IE4 tying requirement substantially different
> > character then the late lamented CPU tax?"
> > I can tell you: It's the same all-or-nothing package, wrapped with a
> > different ribbon.
> Actually, when I was getting progressively steamed over my (lack of)
> purchasing options last spring, at one point I peevishly offered to
> pay an
> extra $200 to get the notebook's hard drive mindwiped before taking
> possession of it, and was flat-out told, "We can't take Windows off a
> drive because that would violate our agreement with Microsoft." So
> then I
> asked why didn't they simply sell me an unformatted drive with the
> .. and was told the same thing.
> This occurred at two different manufacturers and one retailer, and at
> of the manufacturers through two supervisory levels. They all sounded
> alike that I remember feeling at the time perhaps I'd somehow warped
> a pod people skiffy flick.
> Cybrarian, NiEstu