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I missed the first release--so I went ahead and ordered 5 DVDs of the beta 2 now that is available

Thought I'd pass along that info in case anyone else who missed it wants to give it a try.

I am assuming that the DVD will come with a license key otherwise I will hate MS even more than usual for stealing my $26.25 for useless crap. Since I ordered 5 I am hoping that there will be 5 keys or one key that will work for five installs--if not refer to my seething hatred aforementioned in the paragraph above...

It took me 1/2 and hour to navigate through the labrynthine coils of the beast--I even had to start a hotmail account (yuck!) just to sign in--MS sucks soooooooooooo hard. I just did this so I could get a (nearly) free OS LOL.

Am I going to be pissed?
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LOL Yea, i just got a "Package" today (My school sends me an e-mail when i get one). Needless to say, I thought it was my HDD's in already, but it turns out to be the Vista RC1... I didn't even order it, they just sent it to me because i signed up for some of their other stuff

Works for me. Maybe I can install it on my new Hdd's
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Originally Posted by CyberDruid
I missed the first release--so I went ahead and ordered 5 DVDs of the beta 2 now that is available

Thought I'd pass along that info in case anyone else who missed it wants to give it a try.

I am assuming that the DVD will come with a license key otherwise I will hate MS even more than usual for stealing my $26.25 for useless crap. Since I ordered 5 I am hoping that there will be 5 keys or one key that will work for five installs--if not refer to my seething hatred aforementioned in the paragraph above...

It took me 1/2 and hour to navigate through the labrynthine coils of the beast--I even had to start a hotmail account (yuck!) just to sign in--MS sucks soooooooooooo hard. I just did this so I could get a (nearly) free OS LOL.

Am I going to be pissed?
Don't forget it IS microsoft, I wouldn't be surprised

Really though, it's a good OS with rarely any glitches, I have it on a dual boot, and it's good.. Just need 2 gigs to run it properly though.
    
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same here i downloaded the OS then i had to jump through hoops to get a key W.T.F microshaft. That's not kool
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But will I be getting a key with the DVDs they are sending me? I sorta sound slike it (check the linky above) because they say it can be installed either as an upgrade to XP or as a standalone OS.

I want to use this to fire up some more rigs--but I want to know if I got shafted or if the keys will be provided?
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Originally Posted by CyberDruid
But will I be getting a key with the DVDs they are sending me? I sorta sound slike it (check the linky above) because they say it can be installed either as an upgrade to XP or as a standalone OS.

I want to use this to fire up some more rigs--but I want to know if I got shafted or if the keys will be provided?
If not I can provide a key as I cant use the current builds because vista doesn't currently support sli... so If you want a key pm me. Signed up and got some keys a week back.
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post #7 of 26
I ordered the beta a few week ago and it came today and it has a key with it.
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YAY! Well Chopes if you need that key back or whatever let me know. This is awesome. I guess the farm will be Vista powered!
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Each key is good for 10 installs so you will get 50 installs
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What's the difference from downloading it for free?
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