• Report: #188094
Complaint Review:


  • Submitted: Sat, April 22, 2006
  • Updated: Sat, April 22, 2006

  • Reported By:taylorville Illinois
9333 Genesee Avenue,3rd Floor San Diego, California U.S.A.

Linspire ripoff, misrepresentation of product, false advertisment on packaging San Diego California

REBUTTAL BOX™ | Respond to this Report! | Consumer Comment

What's this?
Corporate Advocacy Program

Show customers why they should trust your business over your competitors...

What's this?
What's this?
Is this
Ripoff Report
About you?
Ripoff Report
A business' first
line of defense
on the Internet.
If your business is
willing to make a
commitment to
customer satisfaction
Click here now..

Does your business have a bad reputation?
Fix it the right way.
Corporate Advocacy Program™

Set the record straight:
Arbitration Program

SEO Reputation Management at its best!

On 06/09/05 at Best Buy in springfield, Il. I purchased an operating system called Linspire 5-0 CNR edition.

It states clearly on the front of the box that it is for desktops AND LAPTOPS

I paid, and still have my receipt, $107.74
the only reason I bougth it is that I have a laptop.

When I get it home I put the instalation d**k in the laptop and it wouldn't load it. It said it wouldn't work on the laptop!

I took it back to Bestbuy and explained that it wouldn't work, and the reason why. They pointed out their signs and everything which say they refuse to take software back once it's been opened. (how are you to find out if it will work, if you don't open it?)

They said they would exchange it for another copy of the SAME product. what good would that do me?

I contacted Linspire and THEY said it was between Bestbuy and me!

I found places on the net where they listed ALL the problems with it, including that it will NOT work on laptops! And they knew this all along!

They're still peddling their faulty product with it's fraudulent claims about being able to use it on laptops although they know it will not work on them!

The BBB will not do anything to help me, and so far I'm still out $107.74 which is a LOT of money when you're on a small pension. (I'm a senior citizen, which, nationwide, means I'll get little help , and bestbuy and linspire software have little to fear.

Thanking you in advance

taylorville, Illinois

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 04/22/2006 10:09 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/linspire/san-diego-california-92121/linspire-ripoff-misrepresentation-of-product-false-advertisment-on-packaging-san-diego-c-188094. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report. READ: Foreign websites steal our content

Click Here to read other Ripoff Reports on Linspire

Search for additional reports

If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:

Search Tips
Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Also a victim?
What's this?
Repair Your Reputation!
What's this?