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  1. DanishDevil

    DanishDevil

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    TECHNET is NO MORE!


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    Just got one myself! I'll be making this all nice later. No time at the moment, but this is obviously for Tech Net Subscribers and will also serve as a place for us to talk about the programs we have available to us as subscribers.

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    • twilyth
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  2. twilyth Guest

    I joined up a couple months ago to get access to the operating systems. Kind of bummed me out that I could get win 3.11 and DOS but not Win95, 98, Me, NT, etc. But since I'll probably end up with 4 machines again soon, it pretty much paid for itself. Still not a big fan of MS, but sometimes you've got to go with the flow.
     
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    bogmali Moderator Staff Member

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    Subscribed........Been a TechNet Plus subscriber since 2006:D

    BTW DD, I just installed Storage Server 2008 to my file server project......:rockout:
     
  4. Duxx Guest

    Yah, I'm about to pull the trigger.. trying to grab dad to go 50/50 with me :)
     
  5. bogmali

    bogmali Moderator Staff Member

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    :eek:

    :shadedshu

    :rolleyes:

    Dad should get it for you......I know I would:D
     
  6. Duxx Guest

    Well he doesn't have his kids running around playing games on i7's either :D (or was that a Q6600, prolly upgraded since last time) :p
     
  7. DanishDevil

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    Will you be my father?
     
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    @Bogmali I am the son you always wanted :) I was checking out technet lastnight , not bad for the amount you pay. I am seriously considering the idea.
     
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    Me and my dad should be grabbing ours in a couple of weeks. Once I told him about it, he was totally sold on spending the $175 with me. lol.
     
  10. DanishDevil

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    Just be aware that there are taxes involved. 9.25% tax is a lot.

    Adding working discount coupon codes to the first post.
     
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    Damn Danish, didn't realize that you had the Technet club man, I would of posted the coupon code here.
     
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    Kreij Senior Monkey Moderator Staff Member

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    I signed up for one of the free Technet "Plus" subscriptions when they were offering them. I am seriously considering actually purchasing one when the free one expires.
     
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    lucky u
     
  14. DanishDevil

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    You mean you didn't get owned and get yours deleted?
     
  15. twilyth Guest

    If one of your motivations for signing up is VirtualPC (not sure if this requires a license), check out VirtualBox from Sun Micro. I think it is a more powerful and flexible system. Maybe not as easy to set up though. Although I've had issues with both - but then I'm also a newb when it comes to such things.
     
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    I will be signing up very soon it is all too good to not do it. The benifits far outweigh the initial cost.
     
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    Well, if I ever start making monies, I'm certain I will get one. In the long run, it is well worth it.
    I'll keep yall posted if I do join.
     
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    Yea, and with me running 3 desktop systems plus a laptop, it would cost waaaaaaaay more to purchase separate copies of Windows 7 than the subscription.
     
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    Ive ben thinking about buying it. But - If i buy it, would i be able to download win 7 and install it on my own and my parents computer, from technet? Just a little curious, if the licenses are only for me and my own private stuff.
     
  20. DanishDevil

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    Well they're intended for IT professionals who use multiple computers, and you can get multiple keys from Tech Net. You would have to look at the terms and conditions. My guess is that you're only supposed to use it on your own stuff, but if you're an IT professional of a company, then you could probably use it on all the machines. I have a feeling there's some gray area there.
     
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    Technet Plus subscriber myself since June. Got it for the special price of 249.00
     
  22. DanishDevil

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    Nice! Saved a few bucks over us lazy bums who waited until now and used a coupon code :p
     
  23. twilyth Guest

    I don't remember how it's worded, but yes, you're only supposed to use it on your own stuff - for "testing and evaluation" - or something like that.

    I think it's one of those situations where MS gives you a wink and a nod though.

    'We have to say you can't use it on any machine, but in reality, we won't bust your chops if you don't abuse it'.

    So unless they start getting hits from a bunch of different IP addresses with people trying to update different products that come back to your Technet license, I don't think you'll have a problem - but I won't swear to it.
     
  24. InTeL-iNsIdE Guest

    Just to let people know the codes posted at the top (TMSAM10 - TMSAM04) will work in other countries not just the US:

    TechNet Plus Direct Download Only All Languages was >> £234.21 with the above codes >> £175.66

    Not bloody bad if you ask me.
     
  25. DanishDevil

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    So you bought one?
     

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