OsLessLaptopShops

This is a draft list of places in Belgium where you can get a laptop without paying for a MS Windows license. It probably contains quite a few errors and inconsistencies. Please help us make this list more reliable and complete.

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  • name, where
    • last checked: when by who <emailaddress>

    • url: http://www.

    • email:
    • mail order:
    • brick and mortar shop:
    • models:
    • without OS discount:
    • comments:
    • Contactinformation:

Belgian shops that sell laptops with Ubuntu installed

  • Linux-Service, Gavere (Ghent)
    • last checked: 09/02/2011 by jean7491 <jean7491ATgmailDOTcom>

    • url: http://linux-service.be

    • email: guy@linux-service.be

    • mail order: yes
    • brick and mortar shop: yes
    • models: MSI ?
    • without OS discount: ?
    • comments: only based on web-information
    • Contactinformation: LINUX-SERVICE.BE BVBA Grenadierslaan 65 - B-9890 Gavere

Belgian shops that sell laptops without MS Windows

  • Wegetit, Deinze
    • last checked: 09/02/2011 by jean7491 <jean7491ATgmailDOTcom>

    • url: http://wegetit.be

    • email: info@wegetit.be

    • mail order: yes
    • brick and mortar shop: no
    • models:
    • without OS discount:
    • comments: only based on web-information
    • Contactinformation: Eric Van Aelst, Kortrijkstraat 50/3, 9800 Deinze

Shop on the web

  • LDLC.com
    • last checked: 12 February 2011 by Rami Adrien <rami@adrien.be>

    • url: http://www.ldlc.com

    • brick and mortar shop: no
    • models: LDLC Laptop
    • without OS discount: Product from the seller is without Os
    • comments: There is not a special category in the site you have to use the filter and search PC without OS. I buy the
      • LDLC C5105 and I had no driver problem all work directly and very good price for the quality.

Information 2006 - need to be controlled and updated

  • tones.be, Mechelen
    • last checked: 2006/07/11 by Mark Van den Borre <mvdborre@gmail.com>

    • url: http://www.tones.be

    • email: info@tones.be

    • mail order: yes
    • brick and mortar shop: yes
    • models: MSI barebones
    • without OS discount: 89 €
    • comments: You have to select a model with MS Windows included first, but you can drop it from your shopping basket before checking out.
  • dell.be
    • last checked: 2005/05/01 by Peter Dedecker
    • url: http://www.dell.be

    • mail order: yes
    • brick and mortar shop: no
    • models: Dell Latitude series, _not_ the Inspiron series
    • without OS discount: negotiable, don't settle for anything less than 50 €
    • comments: You have to explicitly ask on the phone for a discounted machine without MS Windows preinstalled. Machine was delivered with FreeDos.

  • Blue Sky Computing, Sint-Niklaas
    • last checked: 2006/06/28 by Amedee Van Gasse <amedee@amedee.be>

    • url: http://bluesky.be/

    • email: info@bluesky.be

    • models: Maxdata
    • mail order: yes
    • brick and mortar shop: yes
    • without OS discount: How much exactly did you save, Amedee?
    • comments: You have to explicitly ask on the phone/by email/in the shop for a machine without MS Windows preinstalled. Best service is in the shop, where you can ask to change other aspects of the (hardware) configuration.

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BelgianTeam/OsLessLaptopShops (last edited 2011-03-11 07:58:32 by jurgen-gaeremyn)