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Anxious for NVIDIA to release new WHQL drivers and MSI to update Afterburner.
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Also, if you are a university student studying something like Computer Science, your faculty may be signed up and thus all enrolled faculty students have MSDN access for free copies of windows and other packages. One of the many benefits of being a student, will download tonight! Still yet to try Windows 8. rolleyes.gif
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I just tried about 10 times and it finally let me start the download and request my keys. YMMV
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Originally Posted by Moynesy View Post

Also, if you are a university student studying something like Computer Science, your faculty may be signed up and thus all enrolled faculty students have MSDN access for free copies of windows and other packages. One of the many benefits of being a student, will download tonight! Still yet to try Windows 8. rolleyes.gif
I think all such accounts got converted to DreamSpark Premium (which is essentially the same). But I may be wrong.
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I have Dreamspark Premium through my community college, but all I see are tons of Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview Debug/Checked Build 64-bit.

Is that the new one?
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Technet has it as well
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Also, if you are a university student studying something like Computer Science, your faculty may be signed up and thus all enrolled faculty students have MSDN access for free copies of windows and other packages. One of the many benefits of being a student, will download tonight! Still yet to try Windows 8. rolleyes.gif

Information Technology as well as any other degree that has a fair number of IT or Computer Science courses mixed in.
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I think all such accounts got converted to DreamSpark Premium (which is essentially the same). But I may be wrong.

That is correct. It was originally MSDNAA , then they moved over to "On The Hub (combined with DreamSpark)". However please note that there is a seperate section for Dreamspark. as well: https://www.dreamspark.com/

Dreamspark gets you additional software for free as a student.

Pity ACM and IEEE don't give Windows 7/8 that would have been even more epic for me....

Nonetheless still epic lol... I have 3 MSDNAA Accounts + Dreamspark so most of the software I get I have 3x the keys...

Time to buy a external and stackup on my Microsoft software and keys.

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I have Dreamspark Premium through my community college, but all I see are tons of Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview Debug/Checked Build 64-bit.
Is that the new one?

It hasn't been updated as yet, when it gets updated you will get the Pro version of Windows 8, same as with Windows 7.
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Ahh I see, thanks for the heads up. +rep
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Yeah, our Dreamspark is extremely slow at the moment, crashing every time I access it. Finally got in only to discover just RC and debug/checked versions. Hopefully it won't be too long.
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Really wish I still had a Technet account. My school doesn't provide Dreamspark subscriptions frown.gif
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