Buying desktops without operating systems loaded

  octal 07:32 08 Jul 2006

Because I've got my own operating system, I want a computer without Windows XP preloaded. Does anyone know suppliers who can provide that please?

  Taff™ 08:02 08 Jul 2006

click here for example. Novatech give you the option and although I`ve never used them they have had some good reviews from other forum members.

  Taff™ 08:04 08 Jul 2006

click here for some opinions on a previous thread - you might recognise a few names!

  jack 08:27 08 Jul 2006

Novatech are an OK firm by my book.
And buying a component set I think is about the only way you will find a 'Bare' system.

  spuds 09:23 08 Jul 2006

Novatech are a very good company to deal with, I have purchased many items without any worries. You could buy a 'tested' bare bones unit, this will even give you more savings.

  octal 11:13 08 Jul 2006

Thanks for the advice guy's, Novatech it is then, I've added your link to my bookmarks Taff™.

£49 saving on something I'm going to wipe off anyway if it had been preloaded, great!

  dth 21:50 08 Jul 2006

It is called the 'Windows Tax' in some quarters

  octal 22:18 08 Jul 2006

I can imagine what quarters say that, but I'm not that unkind, there's an awful lot of people who like Windows, good for them.

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