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  1. rampage

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    after a week i finaily got my hands on my codes just now, i stuffed up my credit card details then had to wait for the BID number to be activated, so in the next few days all 5 pc's at home will be getting a fresh coat of win 7 ultimate :)
     
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    Sweet!
     
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    it took a week to get your codes?
     
  4. rampage

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    yeah mostly my fault because i stuffed up the credit card details. god dam i got lost between this tread and the win 7 one in the software section. dam 5 am morning at work :p (and thanks to danish for pointing me back over here)
     
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    Yeah, I got my TechNet sub a week ago and I love it. I can try out multiple copies of all this expensive software completely legally.

    No risking malware off a dodgy torrent from an unknown source and equally dodgy cracks and then having to keep quiet about it all.

    Instead, I get good value and general piece of mind. Nice. :cool: :)
     
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    i know i posted the same thing in the software thread, and yes danish i did look here again but my eyes have gone square and i couldnt see it but are the MAK keys "multiple activation keys" for win 7 enterprise keys locked to your account or for the whole of technet? also i asume i can use it as many times as i want on my hardware (one key for the 4>5 machines at home)

    ((once again soz for asking the same thing again but just in a diff place))
     
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    That's all right. I'm not 100% sure on whether they are the same or different. Maybe someone else can answer the question more thoroughly.
     
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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    Well, I compared my 10 keys for Win7 Ultimate with a friend who also had a TN sub and they were different, so I think it's safe to assume that they will point straight back to you should they go AWOL...

    SAKs, or Static Activation Keys were the same for both of us.

    Hope this helps.
     
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    im going to be getting a technet account do you have to send some tax thing to verify? when i went it said something about that. all i want to do is get the $364, and use code to get it to $261 and then use my credit card to buy

    Edit:::: i spelled something completely wrong made it make no sence
     
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    I never had to send anything in to verify squat.
     
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    For all of you who have a subscription,
    I have about 3 - 5 computers at home that would work with Windows 7.

    If I get a subscription to Tech Net would I be able to put Windows 7 on each of those computers with out problems? Is there any limitation to doing this? Also does this include Win7 Ultimate?
     
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    Yes. No. Yes.

    You get 10 keys to use on your computers.
     
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    Holy crap that is cool. No more paying out the ass for a new OS. I never even heard about Tech Net until today.
     
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    That's one of the reasons I made the clubhouse :)
     
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    :eek:

    and thanks for the discount codes (any idea when those expire?)

    All of that for just under the the cost of 1 retail copy of Win7 Pro (provided you use the discount code)
     
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    No idea of when they expire. If one of them is expired, let me know and I'll find some others :)
     
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    I don't think they are expired, I was just curious because I may get a Tech Net Plus account once I upgrade my primary computer.
     
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    some keys expire and some keys are region specific, just look for the ones with the biggest discount and work your way down.

    Technet is very worth it, just remember that legally you cant sell the keys from it.
     
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    I didn't plan too.

    By the way, it says they are evaluation versions; does that mean they expire after some time? Or is it just like buying the retail version?
     
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    no they are officially retail keys - it says that directly. Your technet can expire, your keys never will.
     
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    I am going to have my MSDN invite licanse revoked as I submitted no bug reports, and followed no directives for my group for the last year.



    I will make my company pay for one, and no more annoying e-mails, reminders, or anything esle to deal with.
     
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    you have to submit bug reports or you can have your subscription revoked?

    Mussels, is this true?
     
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    That's an MSDN Invite License. This is paid. You don't have to do shit.
     
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    MSDN and technet are different things.
     
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    ah, good to know. Thanks for clearing that up.
     

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