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Old 11-10-2007, 09:16 PM   #1
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Lenovo Thinkpads with no OS -- Where??

I've been looking for this elusive, phantom Thinkpad that is preloaded with Suse (or ships with no OS - I'm a bit confused on that. Though I'd prefer no OS at all, I'd rather have suse than Vista,). I can't find it anywhere. I see plenty of articles and even pages on IBM and Lenovo's websites advertizing and talking about it. But I simply can't find it *anywhere*.

Anyone know where it is?
Old 11-11-2007, 05:06 AM   #2
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Smile Surprise!

This is looking unbelievable to me but you read carefully instruction manual and if you got notepad without os this is really good because recently i purchased HP pavilion in which i got vista installed now i am
not able to install XP which i need badly.
Old 11-13-2007, 07:22 PM   #3
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Ugh, now I'm depressed. Wanted to order the Thinkpad R61, called Lenovo and they said they are "required" to install a Microsoft operating system on every notebook they sell. So discouraging. But I have my principles. Should I compromise and pay MS just to get a Thinkpad?

My current computer works fine, but I was going to give it to my mom. Perhaps I should just get her a Macbook.


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