The full story is at http://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-blame-game-lenovo-locked-linux-out-of-certain-microsofts-signature-hardware/ but it certainly put all these models on my "only if you give one to me for free" list.
You can't install Windows from Microsoft either. What a load of nonsense and I gave it time for the makers and Microsoft to fix it but I haven't found either to stand down.
So "nothing can be installed (not even Windows)" as to the OS today.
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