Update – Dell

Seems that whilst Dell cannot be bothered to respond to our enquires with regard to buying laptops OS-free, or whether it is prepared to refund customers for unused Microsoft licenses as per Microsoft’s EULA, it is however perfectly happy to spam its customers – even those who make it clear they do not wish to be spammed. This is the gem we received from Dell this morning. And yes, it WAS addressed to “Mr “.


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What a bunch of morons! No wonder Dell is struggling. It deserves to go bust! Clearly this is definitely one IT supplier that is best avoided, even if you are happy to pay for all those unwanted Microsoft licenses.

Tux with broken Dell t-shirt