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Ah, well you could but not on their forums.
I was thinking more along the line of the Xbox 360. But it was a bit of miscommunication I think.

Also, you said you have it. how easy is it to use?
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I'm not saying that it's illegal or not, I'm just throwing it out there as a precaution. Since here, I know that colleges will provide a MSDN username and password if you're in the IT/Engineering field or anything computer related. Each college also has their own website to download the software from.
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Sorry, looks legit afterall. I'm just overly paranoid.

Either way, your institution will have their own dedicated host to download any software that they're authorised to distribute to their sudents. For example, my uni uses a company called e-accedemy to host its downloads. As I said before, you usually have to be taking at least one computing module or subject as well in order to qualify for the MSDNAA access.
I honestly didn't know that you had to be taking some type of computing class to get an offer like this.So non-computing student aren't able to take advantage of this ?
 
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post #24 of 29
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I was thinking more along the line of the Xbox 360. But it was a bit of miscommunication I think.

Also, you said you have it. how easy is it to use?
Had it. I updated to Visual Studio 2008 which wasn't supported. I might go check if it is now but i never got anything done with it. The keywords and such make no sense i think i might be better off starting from scratch with a DirectX SDK but i didn't ever really get too into it so i won't say either way. As for the Xbox deal i am not sure if you need the subscription for that or not.
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Nice find but...I don't have an ISIC number I don't even know what that is.
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Nice find but...I don't have an ISIC number I don't even know what that is.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interna..._Identity_Card
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post #27 of 29
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I honestly didn't know that you had to be taking some type of computing class to get an offer like this.So non-computing student aren't able to take advantage of this ?
As I said before, it's all down to the faculty of your subject. Microsoft offer MSDNAA to help in the education of future IT professionals. There's no sense in them offering it to people who aren't studying in a computing related field.

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Nice find but...I don't have an ISIC number I don't even know what that is.
If you're on an IT course or studying an IT module, ask your IT faculty program administrator if you're entitled to MSDNAA access.

The website linked to in the opening post would require me to have an NUS Extra card for the ISAC number. In the UK we have to pay extra for the NUS card which entitles students to discounts from various companies.
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what if your school isn't listed?
    
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what if your school isn't listed?
You go to other verification options there they can type in your school name.
 
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