ADVICE: how to un-Dell my new computer

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ADVICE: how to un-Dell my new computer

Postby lucious » Fri Jul 15, 2005 12:40 pm

I need some help, folks. Just bought a Dell PC and it's trying to turn me into a CONSUMER! It shot tentacles at me and is force-feeding me Christina Aguillera and bad corporate Rap music!

Can I just re-format the computer with a plain version of XP and say goodbye to Dell's evil magic? Or is it all the way in the Bios or something?

Any advice would be most appreciated, yo

-lush
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Postby Nephilim » Fri Jul 15, 2005 1:55 pm

Format the fucker.

As a former Dell employee, I think I can safely say that if you format the machine and put on a plain-jane copy of XP, you will be good to go.

Just make sure to get all your drivers and stuff from Dell's website first.
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Postby lucious » Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:52 pm

:lol: Hell yeah, I knew I could get the 411 from my peeps in K-town. Thanks much- surgery begins SOON.... muahahahahaha!!!!!
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Postby Sir Diddimus » Mon Jul 18, 2005 2:04 pm

lucious wrote::lol: Hell yeah, I knew I could get the 411 from my peeps in K-town. Thanks much- surgery begins SOON.... muahahahahaha!!!!!


But, Neph is in Nashville......
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Postby elasticwings » Fri Jul 22, 2005 6:48 am

Of course, if you want to really and truly un-Dell it... http://www.ubuntulinux.org/
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Postby The Fallen » Fri Jul 22, 2005 7:58 pm

I prefer the standard backup... Sledgehammer :smash:
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