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Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by Apoptosis » Tue Dec 11, 2007 11:36 am

PLEASE NOTICE THIS OFFER HAS ENDED

Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if you Surrender Privacy

Need a free copy of Windows Vista Ultimate? Are you incredibly trusting of big corporations? Well I have the deal for you, with a new program through Microsoft called the Windows Feedback Program. For the small price of privacy and perhaps some dignity, you can let Microsoft watch your every move for 3 months, in return for some software of your choice. Surveys are also required, one at the start, and then another in 2 week intervals, but compared to the bigger issue those are pretty painless. Some might find this to be an excellent deal, with software prices high, and cost of your free time to be almost nothing at all.

Through the following link http://wfp.microsoft.com/ you can sign up for this program, which has the following rules:

* Participation is currently limited to US residents of 18 years and older.
* You are the owner of the computer you use for this program.
* The automated feedback program is offered to Windows Vista and Windows XP customers only.
* The survey feedback program applies to all versions of Windows.
* Microsoft, comScore, and MarketTools employees are not eligible to participate.

What's Free?

* Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit and 64-bit DVD)
* Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007
* Microsoft Money Plus Premium
* Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2008
* Microsoft Streets and Trips 2008

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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by dicecca112 » Tue Dec 11, 2007 12:04 pm

I'm currently doing it right now, have been for about 3 weeks now. Fine be me if they see how often Vista Crashes on me
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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by FZ1 » Tue Dec 11, 2007 1:34 pm

Apoptosis wrote:For the small price of privacy and perhaps some dignity, you can let Microsoft watch your every move for 3 months, in return for some software of your choice.
dicecca112 wrote:I'm currently doing it right now, have been for about 3 weeks now.
I hope they like porn :lol: :lol:
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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by kenc51 » Tue Dec 11, 2007 2:23 pm

Then it's not for free!

Not thanks, even if I'm not eligible..........I'll keep on dual booting with XP and the version of vista that I "acquired" for now ;)

When Micro$oft release an OS worth paying for, I consider buying it!

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Post by Darkstar » Tue Dec 11, 2007 2:31 pm

maybe i'll jump on it and they can watch a dedicated folding rig for 3 months,.

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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by DMB2000uk » Tue Dec 11, 2007 2:34 pm

Sucks to be out of the states, I wouldn't mind another free legal copy of vista (granted my first is business, not ultimate), but I would have really liked to have gotten office ultimate for free.
maybe i'll jump on it and they can watch a dedicated folding rig for 3 months,.
That's the best idea ever :P

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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by stev » Tue Dec 11, 2007 5:39 pm

Why in the world would I want VISTA anyways?!?!?!? :rolleyes:

Yet alone by having someone watch every move I make? :ANAL:

Then the BIG question, Will they really stop watching? Micro$oft has been known to update when you didn't tell it to nor wanted to allow it.

So, if the portal for this version of VISTA is Big Brother can watch you, don't expect any privacy after the trial either. The old saying of, When the door is opened, you can never close it. [-X
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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by FZ1 » Tue Dec 11, 2007 5:41 pm

MS Office is a good freebie though!
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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by ibleet » Tue Dec 11, 2007 11:44 pm

stev wrote: Then the BIG question, Will they really stop watching? Micro$oft has been known to update when you didn't tell it to nor wanted to allow it.
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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by ibleet » Tue Dec 11, 2007 11:54 pm

I see you can cancel this at any time and you have to uninstall the software. If you complete the 3 months, do you get to keep the software?

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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by FZ1 » Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:59 am

It's all moot, M$ is no longer offering this. They have reached the "while supplies last" limit :roll:
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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by ibleet » Wed Dec 12, 2007 11:36 am

Ummmm....what?

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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by FZ1 » Wed Dec 12, 2007 12:34 pm

ibleet wrote:Ummmm....what?
Uhm, Microsoft is no longer offering this so fuggetaboutit
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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by ibleet » Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:17 pm

wtf? Apop just posted this yesterday!

I signed up and ran the software yesterday! I saw no mention of "while supplies last" on anything I read.

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Post by FZ1 » Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:30 pm

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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by martini161 » Sat Dec 15, 2007 10:21 am

gosh darnit. i should have read the whole thread before i jumped on it and gave away all my privacy :roll:

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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by skier » Sat Dec 15, 2007 10:34 am

i hope they do this again soon, i decided to do it for DX10 capabilities and 64bit, but remembered, oh crap, it already ended #-o
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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by Apoptosis » Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:49 am

ibleet wrote:wtf? Apop just posted this yesterday!

I signed up and ran the software yesterday! I saw no mention of "while supplies last" on anything I read.

Well, when I posted it the offer was still going on... nice to see they closed the program

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Post by Bio-Hazard » Sun Dec 16, 2007 12:02 pm

I got in on this while the software was still being offerend and got confirmed before their end date and time. Maybe I'll get the stuff, maybe not, no big deal either way I guess as their tracking software ison a old rig with a fresh install of XP and nothing else............ :mrgreen:

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Re: Microsoft Offers Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by ibleet » Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:34 pm

Apoptosis wrote:nice to see they closed the program
Why is that nice?

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