excluding choice...like making it a pre-build option (in the case of Dell/GW)... making custom install disks that require the user to pay as registration...ie..CHOOSE what they want.

I agree that you and many others think this is unnecessary and against consumer demands. Do you know WHY you have this expectation. Because you and the market have been conditioned by a monopoly that this is how its SUPPOSED to be.

Which is crap.