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  1. Dmented

    Dmented Master Guru

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    You missed this in the Terms & Conditions:

     
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    http://www.neowin.net/news/main/09/06/04/update-from-microsoft-on-free-technet-subscription
     
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  3. S3rgin

    S3rgin Member Guru

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    OUCH!!!

    I didn't see it coming.

    You know what, it was fun while it lasted.

    I guess if i MSFT takes control of that matter and I'm quite sure they will the only thing left to do is get back to our business and leave things the way they are supposed to be.

    Pretty much like the guys over DOWNLOADSQUAD said.. "Lucky us to have a Win7 key to play around".
     
  4. Bentez

    Bentez Maha Guru

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    I feel cheated, we signed agreements. MS should honour the keys, this mess is their creation. This will leave a sour taste in peoples mouths not long before win7 :puke2:
     

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    but what was modified exactly? it was a link that was publically accessable, afaik, thats the way MS made it to begin with? i didnt go through a promotion, but i'd like to know how that promo was altered or modified and if so, by whom, maybe MS should call that person the "dirty pirate" (aka: slander) ...we could at least sue for slander. They called us dirty pirates in public and i'm offended, lol
     
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    volkov956 Ancient Guru

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    Hmm i reactivated my Technet Account myself been some time since I been involved in technet 2007 was last time I used it around Vista birth. Interesting enough how the hell do you change your old email address for your account seems I have to call them sigh.
     
  7. theworldisover

    theworldisover Maha Guru

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    Do the keys expire or something?
     
  8. -[HC]-AceCombat

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    Hahaha you guys who are complaining about how some of us got free keys and then you ask for a free key. Talk about how if only we could have gotten in we would have used our technet subscriptions for good. How long before you would have been giving keys to your friends??? I never said that somebody had to give me an item and I never forced the issue with any person I gave a key too. A lot of you who say that I and a few others here were greedy with the keys have PMd me in the last 24 hours asking me for several different keys and even one person asked me for 5 keys for his family for Vista Ultimate. Not that any of you will admit to it but I have the pms not that I will post them. You all would be right back here in 2 seconds if MS made the same mistake again and this time you would all be grabbing keys as fast as you can. Yes this was an exploit but tell me if you saw an item on newegg.com and somebody screwed up the price and it ended up costing you nothing how many items would you order. +ts all just exploiting a loophole or a mistake there was no evil we just took advantage of it. Some of us won some of you lost. I focused on getting keys while most of you downloaded software. So really there is no Im better than you because I only got 2 keys, you just didnt have enough time.
     
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    Jeez, and just when you thought Microsoft couldn't do anything else to hurt their PR this happens.

    Well, maybe I'll end up pirating the software after all. At least then I have a small chance of not getting butt-f*#&ed on it.
     
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    Just like someone in the forum said before:

    "It is human nature"

    Better get used to it.
     

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    mehh what ever i just ask hear for help in stead
     
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    I'll keep my keys for now... cause they may come back cause of a PR kick back... someone should let CNN or CBSNEWS know this so they will have it on the mainstream news and have no choice but to relax on the key's already givin.
     
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    What a total **** up!
     
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    Yeh well mines still active i can download anything a part from vista bus..? lol
     

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    hm.. wonder if they will idd blacklist all the keys..
    Would be no surprise if they would and someone would take them on the court cause of that..
    Has anyone maybe read or saved the EULA?
     
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    this will be sweet if true, I've just tried logging in and i cant seem to get to the old download page. I cant find any OS downloads
     
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    UPDATE 3 (06/05/2009 2:59 AM EST): I have been informed by Bryant that some accounts in the United States are being reinstated as well, however it seems that accounts that requested several product keys are being investigated.
     
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    If look Vista Business is part of the Vista X64 and X86 DVD dunno bout the CDKEY tho
     
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