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  1. #1
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    Microsoft gives away free Windows servers 2008 R2

    https://www.dreamspark.com/Products/...0&ProductId=17

    Gives free windows 2008 r2 standard edition including other windows product like sql 2008 for free only for students

    what do you think of this promotion..
    as for me i personally got my own license from them and very happy

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    As far as I know from reading the TOS its for testing and not for commercial/production use.

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    Wish they had Windows 7.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dougy View Post
    Wish they had Windows 7.
    Why not all of their products... lolz

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    *

    Thanks for the source,


    Well members its a start, isn't it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Biju View Post
    Why not all of their products... lolz
    If you are a Bizspark member you do actually get access to a great deal of their products, including Windows 7 Ultimate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by layer0 View Post
    If you are a Bizspark member you do actually get access to a great deal of their products, including Windows 7 Ultimate.
    Indeed <3
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    Layer0,

    What is the advantage with window you mention? since win 7 is out and suppose to be good.

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    https://www.dreamspark.com/default.aspx

    The other URL wasn't working but this one does so woot!

    Pretty cool I think. Freebies for me
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    Quote Originally Posted by ILT- Adam View Post
    As far as I know from reading the TOS its for testing and not for commercial/production use.
    Slap a beta sticker on your site and you're ready to go.


    + NOW WE'RE MAKING RECORDS, NOW WE'RE MAKING TAPES

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    Unhappy

    Whats with "Slap the beta sticker" thing about?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ILT- Adam View Post
    As far as I know from reading the TOS its for testing and not for commercial/production use.

    I bet your right ILT- Adam.

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    Sweet, downloading now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by csrush View Post
    Whats with "Slap the beta sticker" thing about?

    As in Beta Testing like Google's sometimes perpetual Beta status.


    + NOW WE'RE MAKING RECORDS, NOW WE'RE MAKING TAPES

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    Quote Originally Posted by Evolver View Post
    Slap a beta sticker on your site and you're ready to go.
    Haha, that was hilarious. Nice one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by layer0 View Post
    If you are a Bizspark member you do actually get access to a great deal of their products, including Windows 7 Ultimate.
    And 64 bit Enterprise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ILT- Adam View Post
    As far as I know from reading the TOS its for testing and not for commercial/production use.

    I agree with you totally ILT- Adam on the above.

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    Noticed its for student's, Theey get everything, And what does us working men get, Nothing!

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    Unhappy

    I know what you mean Dexxa.

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