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As part of Microsoft Corp.’s commitment to education, the company is introducing a promotion inviting students who are actively enrolled at educational institutions and have a valid e-mail address from the institution to purchase Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007 at a student price of $59.95 (U.S.). “The Ultimate Steal” promotion will run in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States starting today and in France, Italy and Spain starting Sept. 20, 2007. The promotion will end April 30, 2008.

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Awesome, I'll have to pick that up.
 

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holy shit batman we needs to get this right now

(I am so glad i was holding out with Microsoft Works on my laptop lol considering i was just about to buy Microsoft Office Proffesional 2007 using school discounts of like 60% off or something like that for only about $130) tHIS OFFER PALES IN COMPARISON TO THAT IMO LOL

Cheers Microsoft:toast::toast: this makes me glad ive always defended your decisions to this day and im glad im seeing it payoff now lol.

Though last I heard the Chinese were getting it for even cheaper lol:laugh::laugh:

GJ microsoft I heart you very much:respect::respect::rockout::rockout:

Out of curiosity i wonder if this offer will be offered to Mac users as well?
 

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LOL the site says theres still another 2+ hours before the deal begins lol:roll::roll::roll::roll:

Oh well i have till April 2008 to get it lol no rush:p

In fact this deal starts exactly at 3PM central time in the US and guess what im scheduled to be working at Publix today from 3-10 lol
 
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LOL the site says theres still another 2+ hours before the deal begins lol:roll::roll::roll::roll:

Oh well i have till April 2008 to get it lol no rush:p

In fact this deal starts exactly at 3PM central time in the US and guess what im scheduled to be working at Publix today from 3-10 lol
Well that just shows how quick us newsposters are at TPU :laugh:
 
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Anyone have a .EDU email I can borrow? ;)
 

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Anyone have a .EDU email I can borrow? ;)
I don't think you have to have a .edu email like me i have yahoo.
I WOULD think that as long as you can prove validly that your registered to a college it shouldnt matter ill even tell them the name of my shool and my name since they will need billing information anyways lol:laugh::laugh:
 
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I don't think you have to have a .edu email like me i have yahoo.
I WOULD think that as long as you can prove validly that your registered to a college it shouldnt matter ill even tell them the name of my shool and my name since they will need billing information anyways lol:laugh::laugh:
It was from this: "...who are actively enrolled at educational institutions and have a valid e-mail address from the institution..."

LOL @ Casheti
 

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It was from this: "...who are actively enrolled at educational institutions and have a valid e-mail address from the institution..."

LOL @ Casheti
well shoot that sucks im gonna have to go back to the calhoun website and see what i can dig up lol i do have an account on that website since i go to that school but since its a community college i really dont know if it will have its own email accounts:(
 

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Very nice. Usually the student versions are stripped down and over priced, but this is a nice move by MS. Not much praise comes their way from me, but I am duly impressed by this announcement.
 
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Very nice. Usually the student versions are stripped down and over priced, but this is a nice move by MS. Not much praise comes their way from me, but I am duly impressed by this announcement.
Why so? It's not like it's costing them anything. They could sell it to students for $30 and they're still making a profit.

College students don't even need to be spending $60 on Office -- if you need to write a report, get something free like OpenOffice. Does everything you need.

Besides, that $60 could go towards beer, man!
 

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Good thing I still have two valid email addresses from my college, though how do they expect you to prove you are actually enrolled?
 
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Good thing I still have two valid email addresses from my college, though how do they expect you to prove you are actually enrolled?
Send a picture of Ketxxx's pimple. :roll:
 

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Why so? It's not like it's costing them anything. They could sell it to students for $30 and they're still making a profit.

College students don't even need to be spending $60 on Office -- if you need to write a report, get something free like OpenOffice. Does everything you need.

Besides, that $60 could go towards beer, man!
You know what MS throws you a bone and guess what you still say no:slap:

PPlus so everyone knows the reason for this happening wouldnt surprise me if it has to do with the recent update with Word 2008 and such lol id remember for sure how he got it but my freind has it at his house.:roll::roll::roll:

Also mdm-adph;457082 you know what openoffice doesnt and with Office its alot more simplified and every single command isnt hidden from view plus the ride is alot smoother with office than with online applications imo;);)

Plus who needs beer in college give me lotsa caffeine any day over beer lol this works just fine for me lol: http://myarcadeplanet.com/print.php?id=401 :D:D:D:D:D
 
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I wonder if being at secondary school counts?
 
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I know, that's why Iim set to recieve the e-mail :p
 

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we've been able to buy this for $48 at UTSA...

picked up vista ultimate for $30 :)
 
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TBH, students probably account for quite a significant proportion of software piracy, given that they know how to use computers and they don't tend to have much money, so free software seems like a nice idea. M$ is using damage control by offering a much better price to try and tempt a few people that would otherwise be pirating the software. It's not nice M$, it's profit-driven M$. Not that there's anything wrong with a company trying to maximise it's profit (provided it isn't exploiting people).
 
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I get Vista/XP/Office for free through my school :wtf:
 
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the same ass he is today :roll::roll::roll: