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

Post by skier » Mon Dec 17, 2007 11:00 pm

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Why is that nice?
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Re: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by kappage » Tue Dec 18, 2007 2:15 am

i dont suppose some one has made multiple accounts to leech some legal software??
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Re: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by dicecca112 » Wed Dec 26, 2007 2:43 pm

just got my copies of x64 and x32 vista ultimate today. Currently installed and running great.
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Re: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by Bio-Hazard » Sat Feb 02, 2008 5:11 pm

Mine should be here before to much longer, guess I should go and check the dates.............. :mrgreen:

This email came the other day:
Thank you for participating in the Windows Feedback Program!

This message is to notify you that you are a registered member of the program, and so far you have met all requirements to qualify for the free product offer. Congratulations!

As a reminder, when you registered for the program, we stated that you will receive your product only after we have confirmed that you have:

· Entered a valid e-mail and shipping address.
· Fully completed the survey.
· Downloaded and installed the software on Windows Vista or XP.
· Used our software for at least 3 months on a Windows Vista or XP computer that is periodically connected to the Internet.
As part of the registration process, we indicated that if we detect your computer not to be sending data, you would be notified accordingly.

We are currently receiving data from your PC on a frequent basis, and as soon as you complete the 3 months participation term, your free product selection will be sent to the mailing address you submitted at registration. We will send one free product per person.

Your product selection:
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit and 64-bit DVD)

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

Post by Sparky » Sat Feb 02, 2008 9:44 pm

Program closed Jan 23rd
As of January 23, 2008, the Windows Feedback Program is temporarily closing enrollment for new participants. Because our customers have been so responsive, we have reached full capacity for this program. We will re-open the program for enrollment in the future; please check back in April 2008. For updates, contact [email protected].
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Re: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by Bio-Hazard » Sat Feb 02, 2008 10:10 pm

Yup, ifyou gotin before the cut-off date you'll still get your software, I got in well before the cut-off like several others............... :mrgreen:, so the free software is still coming. I got in on this back in Novenber............... :)

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

Post by bubba » Mon Feb 04, 2008 10:16 am

Here is part of the email I got this week end, guess I still got mine coming...
Thank you for your interest in the Windows Feedback Program!

All customers who entered their name and email address on the first enrollment page on our website http://wfp.microsoft.com before the program closed at 2 p.m. PT on December 11, 2007 are eligible to receive the free product offer. We reviewed the timestamps in our system and would like to inform you that you are eligible.
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Re: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by Bio-Hazard » Mon Feb 04, 2008 10:30 am

Can't beat a free OS................ :lol: , I haven't a clue as to if I'll ever use it though................. :mrgreen: , but I guess it's always nice to have around just incase.

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Post by tnynyn » Mon Feb 04, 2008 3:01 pm

Woot! got teh same email as Bio-Hazard:

"This message is to notify you that you are a registered member of the program, and so far you have met all requirements to qualify for the free product offer. Congratulations!"
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Re: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by stereo55 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 10:31 am

I got in on this early (Dec/11/07) , but no completion email yet . :( . Still waiting .......

Quite a few people over at the ocforums have also reported/received thier completion emails (same as Bio-Hazard and tnynyn ) .
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Re: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by vicaphit » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:29 pm

I would have been all over this... I don't care if they watch me read my email.

Though it probably wouldn't have been offered for 56k people.
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Re: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by doghucat » Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:23 pm

My three months are up went by fast got letter from MS I can remove there software and the software i chose in in the mail it was worth the 3 months of big brother looking over my shoulder to get 600.00 dollars of software and they even gave me a WFPanel clener to remove there software Thanks MS
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Re: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by stereo55 » Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:29 pm

Well , got my completion email from MS three days ago . Looks like Vista Ultimate will be on its way :partyman: ....

Definitly worth the three month wait , and hopefully the info MS compiled from everyone will make for a better os .



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Thank you for participating in the Windows Feedback Program!

This message is to notify you that your 3 months participation term has completed, and we are getting ready to ship your product. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery. You will receive another email from us when shipments have gone out.

We have received many product selection changes and mailing address corrections from program participants and believe we have implemented all of those changes. Please verify that the below information is correct and notify us if you need us to make another change prior to shipping.

Your product selection:
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit and 64-bit DVD)

Your address:
[insert home address}



You may also continue to receive an occasional invitation to participate in a Windows product survey, though this is not guaranteed. Your participation in surveys is optional.
We would love to keep you in our program and are working on new incentives. If you continue participating in the automated feedback program through March 30, 2008, you will receive a sweepstakes entry for a chance to win USD $5000 cash. For complete sweepstake rules, including alternative entry methods, visit Official Rules, Windows Feedback Program Sweepstakes. There is no purchase required to enter. The sweepstakes program is open only to legal residents of the United States who are at least 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.
If you would like to stop sending data as part of the automated feedback program, you are free to uninstall our feedback tool today using this utility: http://wfp.microsoft.com/App_Client/wfpclean.exe

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

Post by ibleet » Mon Mar 17, 2008 9:11 pm

I signed up on Dec 12 and so far I haven't seen anything. :roll:

Too bad because I could use another coaster for the dining room table. :mrgreen:

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Post by Bio-Hazard » Tue Mar 18, 2008 12:50 pm

I got the same email back a few days ago, just waiting for it to show up................... :mrgreen:
Thank you for participating in the Windows Feedback Program!

This message is to notify you that your 3 months participation term has completed, and we are getting ready to ship your product. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery. You will receive another email from us when shipments have gone out.

We have received many product selection changes and mailing address corrections from program participants and believe we have implemented all of those changes. Please verify that the below information is correct and notify us if you need us to make another change prior to shipping.

Your product selection:

Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit and 64-bit DVD)

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

Post by geokilla » Sun Mar 23, 2008 10:08 pm

I could have done this and gotten a free legit Windows Vista, but then I remembered that I do too many things that M$ would find not good. I can still get a "legit" Vista (it won't be fake, but I doubt M$ would consider it legit either).
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Re: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by bubba » Fri Apr 25, 2008 7:49 am

Well got my email today that says my copy of Vista has been shipped.
Thank you for participating in the Windows Feedback Program!

Today we just wanted to send you a quick notification that your free product has been shipped.

Please allow a few days for arrival. If you have not received your free product by May 2nd, 2008, please send an email to this address indicating "product not arrived" in the subject line.

Again, thank you VERY MUCH for your participation. If you'd like to stay in our program for a while longer, we'd be thrilled. We frequently create new research activities for the Windows Feedback Program and would love to be able to invite you to these.

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

Post by stereo55 » Fri Apr 25, 2008 8:51 am

Ditto on the shipped email ! 8)
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Re: Microsoft Offered Free Copy of Windows Vista Ultimate if...

Post by Bio-Hazard » Sat Apr 26, 2008 1:58 pm

Got the same email as well, should be here early next week I would rhink............ 8)

Also got another HD to install it on for a triple boot setup.

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

Post by martini161 » Sat Apr 26, 2008 4:56 pm

with that hotswap setup you have there do you have to buy a new bracket for every hard drive or can you just slide them in?

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