Hardware Thread, Viglen here to Help in Technical; Originally Posted by martynbez
I'm not going to start Viglen bashing here but the past history here with them is ...
19th May 2009, 04:49 PM #16
Viglen were not the only supplier to have that problem. In fact google around for PSU issues with HP and Dell to. HP's were even more impressive in their explosions than Viglen's were - some cracking Youtube vids of that That was purely down to these OEM's being duped into buying cheaper components to manufacture their hardware (and even then I'm sure Viglen don't manufacture their own PSUs) - components which were defective due to alleged industrial espionage.
Originally Posted by martynbez
And lest we forget the battery recalls from Sony, Dell and very recently HP. Point being, just because you get such a batch issue, doesn't mean they need writing off as bad in any way. More to the point, it's how they deal with it that counts.
20th May 2009, 08:44 AM #17
You're 100% right, that it isn't viglens fault that our school purchased under specced machines.....however, by selling the system to an assistant head and telling him that these machines, with 256mb Ram(!!) three years ago, were top spec smacks of pushing out old kit just to get rid of it. Not the best customer service I would say. 1 year warranties aren't much better either.
Originally Posted by srochford
I do agree with you comment on managed systems, they are by definition less flexible than a vanilla windows system, and that's one of the reasons we're getting rid this summer...hurrah!
6th July 2009, 01:39 PM #18
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I am a chief report at MicroScope - weekly trade publication for computer resellers and retailers - and I have just posted a story about Sir Alan Sugar's resignation as chairman at Viglen.
Thought this may be of interest to some of you
Sir Alan Sugar resigns as chairman at Viglen
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