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Lenovo Denies Me Windows 7 SP1 Unless I Pay.

zoltandulac (1990938) writes | about a year and a half ago

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zoltandulac (1990938) writes "So, I tried to install Windows 7 SP1 on my Lenovo G560, but the update says I need to update my Graphics Driver. Tried to do that, but Intel's update says I need to go through the vendor. When I went to Lenovo's support site, it didn't have the latest driver, so I called Lenovo. They said they I had to pay $120-$179 to get the update (!) even though there is an update for the driver from Intel and it's Lenovo's fault I cannot upgrade. I include my conversation with the support rep below (if I sound angry, it's because I am). Anyone know if there is anything else I can do? Is this standard practice? Am I overreacting?"
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Anyone know if there is anything else I can do? (1)

crutchy (1949900) | about a year and a half ago | (#43522897)

uh... how about don't buy from Lenovo in the first place

what were you smoking?

if it were me i would junk the junk and buy a toshiba or asus

...or if you got more money that sense you could opt for the fruity variety

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