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Discussion in 'Hot Deals' started by bogmali, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. H82LUZ73

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    maybe this will explain a lot . http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2009/06/free-one-year-technet-plus-subscription.ars?utm_source=microblogging&utm_medium=arstch&utm_term=Main%20Account&utm_campaign=microblogging


    Update

    I am now hearing that this is part of a pilot program that is set to expire on September 30, 2009, which means it's more of a three month deal, but hey, free is free! Currently, the expiration date reads "1/1/1900" but Microsoft is working on fixing that.
    Update 2

    When attempting to get new keys or see old ones, users are now getting the following message: "There was an error error while trying to retrieve requsted key information and we cannot process your request." It's not clear if Microsoft is cutting people off or if the requests for keys simply became overwhelming for the servers (more likely). Of course, if you already got your keys, they should still work.
     
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  2. kyle2020 Guest

    Id be super piss*d off id id have missed out on this. Glad ive set 5 OS's to download already! lol!
     
  3. Gam'ster

    Gam'ster New Member

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    Ahh well i got the 4 that i wanted, I wouldnt have minded getting 3.1 :rockout:.
    Cool Cheers M/S you've made me a happy man.
     
  4. kyle2020 Guest

    At the end of the day, they kind of have to re open this, we purchased it, despite it being for £0 / $0, so legally we have that service for 1 year, like stated on the receipt. Im complaining if it isnt open again my mid day tomorrow, as its a service I have 'paid' for.

    Also, dont complain unless you used your real address, youll get no where.
     
  5. tigger

    tigger I'm the only one

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    Mines greyed out too_Oh well i got a few,enuff to keep me going for years,plus a few for friends.Thx m$.
     
  6. KainXS

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    they deleted my technet membership:(
     
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    i still cant get past the benefit cods and all the links on this page arent workin no matter the browser :(
     
  8. KainXS

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    it dosen't matter rich they killed all our memberships

    i got a few keys so im good
     
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    that blows
     
  10. H82LUZ73

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    Yep they killed my account too. Got the stuff i wanted though .Thanks MS :D:rockout::nutkick:
     
  11. tigger

    tigger I'm the only one

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    Aye,i'm not arsed as i got a few keys.
     
  12. twilyth Guest

    Why so pessimistic?

    I could sign in and saw this.
     
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  13. InTeL-iNsIdE Guest

    anyone got an xp pro sp3 key :( damned only got vista ultimate x64 :cry:
     
  14. KainXS

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    i need to write down the keys i got and store em

    mainly vista business and server
     
  15. tigger

    tigger I'm the only one

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    Try the manage my subscription page twilyth.
     
  16. KainXS

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    it dosen't work
     
  17. A Cheese Danish

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    I'm still there, I think. But I can't seem to access the download page with all the different selections on the left.

    Edit: Nevermind. They booted me too :(
     
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    I'm still able to generate keys and download Windows 7 from my Connect account, so, I suppose that something is wrong with TechNet.
     
  19. kyle2020 Guest

    Im hoping they have simply shut everything down to give the servers time to breathe / fix flooding issues.
     
  20. A Cheese Danish

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    One can only hope...I kinda wanna see what other programs I "need"
     
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    me 2 lol need an xp and a premium key lol lost the cases
     
  22. twilyth Guest

    I can't dl, but i'm not getting an error either. IDK. could be temporary as they are trying to deal with the overload. I can't see how they are able to reject people unless there is a problem with their registraion. Plus, my email address was already registered, so they know I'm legit.
     
  23. kyle2020 Guest

    It must be what I said as my downloads are still running?
     
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    I noticed when trying there is a error msg in the right corner that stats," Product Key Access-System Slowness or access is being investigated." Hopefully my 2 finished at home.
     
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    If we knew somsone with a paid account we could ask them if they could DL and get keys... Then we would know if the servers are down or what..
     

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