PC’s without operating systems? – PCWorld Show #28 (3 of 4)

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4 thoughts on “PC’s without operating systems? – PCWorld Show #28 (3 of 4)

  • September 9, 2016 at 23:12
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    HP, Asus and others sell computers with only FreeOS pre installed in Europe.

  • September 10, 2016 at 16:46
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    Suppose it makes sense. If you have already got a retail copy of Windows; and you want to buy a pre-build that is mass produced to save money. Why would you want another copy of Windows? Choice is always better, its not hard just to make the default choice Windows when purchasing; and have the option of no OS.

  • September 19, 2016 at 06:15
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    No refund, just wipe it clean off, having it on the PC when you bought it, is a kindness of the maker to have it so you don't need to lash out if you haven't already done so, because as far as the manufacturer is concerned it test ware to make sure it runs right.

    it makes sense if you lashed out for a OS that your good to go with, and then they want you to re learn how to use your PC, with taking away the start button like MS did with WIN OS 8.
    A lot of people didn't upgrade to win 8 because of the missing start bar and the start screen and the general ugliness of it.
    And that win7 worked for them as did Vista for people that had more than 4 gig of ram.
    Personally i have Vista and win 8 pro boxed, so would think i have the option if I want to scrub win 10, if i find it intrusive or want the other.

    Plus people should have the freedom to be able to choose to have what they want, and not be told what they can only have.
    Personally I should be able to roll back a PC with Win 10 on it to what ever OS version of windows I have, that I bought and have the license for.
    Or for the OS's that don't need a license to be handcuffed to.

  • October 24, 2018 at 04:24
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    Using a car's hardware and a example , like high end stereo is not a good example, using the Gasoline that goes into the car is.
    Ford does not get into bed with Exon mobile and insist that the buyer of a Ford car had to buy Exon Mobile gasoline when the consumer buys a Ford car.

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