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    Where to buy OS'less Laptops

    I'm in the market to buy a new laptop, however I can't seem to find one without an OS. I don't see why I should give MS money for something I'm going to delete as soon as I get home.

    Anyone know where I can buy one?

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    Re: Where to buy OS'less Laptops

    dell ?
    yes i'm a nood



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    Re: Where to buy OS'less Laptops

    I was going to say Dell too, since they build your computer to order.
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    Re: Where to buy OS'less Laptops

    I've been looking on Dell, but there's no options that I can see for not selecting an OS.

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    Re: Where to buy OS'less Laptops

    I have no idea where you are asking from, but if in the UK have a look at Novatech or PCSPECIALIST - Custom PCs both of whom sell PCs and laptops without an OS.

    I have just configured a custom desktop at the second of those two Intel i5-3570K cpu, 8GB ram, 1TB 7200rpm HDD, and it flies with Xubuntu 12.04 on it, and I have to say, is superbly built and cleanly and carefully laid out internally.
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    Re: Where to buy OS'less Laptops

    Quote Originally Posted by ajgreeny View Post
    I have no idea where you are asking from, but if in the UK have a look at Novatech or PCSPECIALIST - Custom PCs both of whom sell PCs and laptops without an OS.
    Excellent, just what I was looking for, I think I'll be doing a lot of price comparisons tomorrow.

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    Re: Where to buy OS'less Laptops

    if you are looking for a high end laptop look at system76, they sell system preinstalled with ubuntu linux
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    Re: Where to buy OS'less Laptops

    Quote Originally Posted by RhysGM View Post
    I'm in the market to buy a new laptop, however I can't seem to find one without an OS. I don't see why I should give MS money for something I'm going to delete as soon as I get home.

    Anyone know where I can buy one?
    Just google-search with the words : NO OS LAPTOP ... as simple as that ...

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    Re: Where to buy OS'less Laptops

    They don't sell without an OS, but System 76 ships with Ubuntu for default. Hence, no "Microsoft Tax." As a recent customer, I highly recommend it. I got the stock Pangolin and it is pretty boss. There is also ZaReson which I think has an option to ship without an OS, but I could be wrong.

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    Re: Where to buy OS'less Laptops

    Some of the links on here may be a bit outdated, but others are fine:
    http://lxer.com/module/forums/t/23168/

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