Looking for a Laptop Without Windows Installed to Run zorin os

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  1. arsenaloyal

    arsenaloyal Registered Member

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    Hi,
    I am looking for a good notebook to run zorin os 6, without windows pre-installed,but having a nightmare finding such a notebook/ultrabook,the closest i got to is with Asus K55VM-SX086D which is a similar configuration i am looking for,only thing about the above notebook is its screen resolution is 1366 x 768 Pixel which sucks.

    Basic requirements from my notebook Processor Core i7 (3rd Generation) a good graphics card min 8gig RAM ,dont care about HD space much,and most importantly no windows preinstalled !!
    dont want to pay to microsoft for a thing i would not be using.

    Please suggest some good notebooks.
     
  2. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    You can decline the install, contact the support and get a refund.
    Mrk
     
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    Mrk, I think it might be the EULA that needs to be declined ?
     
  4. arsenaloyal

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    even if i decline install,i would still end-up paying for windows right ?
    anyway here in india,most laptops come pre installed with windows and its pain in A** to find one with a good config without windows preinstalled,which is what i am looking for,so any help would be appreciated.
     
  5. Mrkvonic

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    If it's preinstalled by vendor and comes with the user customization setup only, then that qualifies as the step where the user can decline and reclaim their money. In this case, the user cannot decline Microsoft eula, but they can decline the vendor eula and stop. Had it on my hp, but did not claim the refund as I couldn't be assed with phoning and suchlike.
    Mrk
     
  6. vasa1

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    Did you call Dell?
    Canonical claims that Dell is selling laptops with Ubuntu pre-loaded in India.
     
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    i am here from india you can check dos base laptops specialy business series specially dell vastro lenovo........etc they come with dos only install.
     
  8. arsenaloyal

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    On the dell india website there is no option for linux or dos laptops.
    at least in the home section.
    i have been looking at sytem76 laptop,they ship to india and it fits my budget,but i dont know if i would be charged custom duty or how much it would be :(
     
  9. vasa1

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    They have a toll-free number.
     
  10. ComputerSaysNo

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    I find that it's the best to buy one with windows pre-installed. take a image then instal Linux of choice. Odd's are you will be thankful you have a windows image around and you will probably find better spec laptops too.
     
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