I was interested in taking advantage of the academic pricing program to
get a notebook PC. I left feedback on the site saying:

" I am interested in purchasing an H-P laptop, but only if it is
available either with Linux or without any OS. Can you accomodate this

The reply:

"Dear Douglas,
Thank you for contacting the HP Home & Home Office Sales Center.
I understand you are inquiring about purchasing a notebook with Linux or
without an operating system. I would be happy to assist you in this
matter. However, I regret to inform you that we do not offer the XP
operating system or Linux on our computers any more or without any
operating system. I would also like to inform you that if you go ahead
and uninstall the vista operating system you will void your warranty. So
please get in touch with our technical support team and they would
assist you further with your query. You can get in touch with the
technical support team at 1-800-474-6836, you may also start a live chat
with them at http://www.hp.com/support/ipg/chat... "

I really love the sentence "If you uninstall Vista, you will void your