ZDOne writes "Another great piece from ZDNet — this time looking at the issue of naked PCs. ZDNet UK phoned around all the major PC vendors and not one of them would sell a machine without Windows on it!
IT professionals are being forced to adopt Microsoft's operating systems — even if they tell their PC supplier they want a system free of Microsoft software.
ZDNet: I'm wondering whether you supply notebooks without Windows software.
Acer: I'm afraid not, no.
ZDNet:No? Nothing at all?
Acer: Although we can do the refund for the operating system as per the OEM licensing."