The Register- The Mozilla Foundation has begun an investigation after tech juggernaut Dell appeared to be asking customers to pay £16.25 to install its free web browser Firefox on newly purchased Dell kit.
This is absolutely shocking, someone not aware could be trapped easily.
Don't have any idea what's the reason for that.
If you can explain why you have to pay $40 for a different skin color on laptops, which cost no more than black, then you can explain this.
Firefox is free to install right. Why not opt out of the it, I know I would if the option were available.
I'm on the Dell site right now - There are also options for BIOS settings (wake-on-lan set to enabled, fastboot set to auto, TPM security set to on/enabled, boot first device...these are all individual options with an £8.40 price tag...and you can bundle them for £9.10!). Oh and there's an extra charge if you want HDD partitioning! Absolutely shocking! Could end up overtaking EA as Consumer Choice Worst Company of the Year and that's a tall order.
disgusting predator greed tactics..
Good for amateurs out there to to make a buck, install free antivirus stuff, and any other useful software for people who otherwise don't know how, or don't want to do it themselves. Still, 30 or so bucks is crazy...
well the prices are bit much but if they are charging for the labor of the installs then that is technically nothing wrong with it. if they are sellingthe free softwares then that is wrong. i dont condone this but im just saying they arent technically doing something wrong but they are doing something dirty lol
That's Dell quality for you.
And people talk shit about Macs, at least with a Mac you get nice hardware for the price.
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