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Posted on 2001-07-03
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I want someone to lend me their msdn universal subscription id for one day so that I can download Visual Studio .Net Beta 2.

I have a very urgent requirement and I cannot afford to pay $2000 for this. So please please please. I will be happy if someone could temporarly let me use their MSDN Online ID for a day or two just to download.

Just create a temporary passport id for me and remove it later.

Please Please Please! It is very urgent for me as I am in a verge of losing a project.

A million thanks in advance.

pserra

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by:CJ_S
ID: 6248494
I don't think anybody will. And it's pretty close to hacking :-/...sort of.
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by:pserra77
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CJ S

I know no one will. But, I am desperate. ;-)
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by:CJ_S
ID: 6248568
I can only give you some advice. Sometimes there are microsoft meetings. The last introduction of Microsoft gave the Beta 1 cd's for free...the beta 2 cd's were sent a couple of months after that. It only cost like $200 a person to be at that meeting, and you will be kept up to date about new releases and the like. I have my beta 2 cd's at home, but there are 4 cd's you will need to install it. 1 cd for the components update, 1 cd for the microsoft framework, and 2 cd's for Visual Studio 7 beta 2.

All of them are necessary for the correct configuration of windows 2000. It would take ages before you have downloaded them all...:-/

Regards,
CJ
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by:ZhongYu
ID: 6248771
Best way is to buy a CD copy, I don't think it is illegal to trade it.
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by:caraf_g
ID: 6253630
>I cannot afford to pay $2000 for this.

AFAIK, the VS.NET DVD costs $0.00 plus $13.95 shipping costs.....

http://developerstore.com/devstore/product.asp?productID=7629&store=TOOLBOX_INTL

Surely you can afford *that*?

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by:pserra77
ID: 6254246
HEYHEY! Finally! I got the Beta 2 CDs.

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by:pserra77
ID: 6254247
Got the CDs
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by:CJ_S
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Congratulations!!

Mind to have this question closed then?

Regards,
CJ
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by:caraf_g
ID: 6254604
Blimey. That was fast! How did you get 'em?
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by:pserra77
ID: 6254728
Hey caraf_g

I've alredy order the Beta 2 long back. Fortunately I got the cd's in 15 days which I thought would take 4 to 6 weeks.
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by:caraf_g
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:o)
Nice one. I only ordered them yesterday. Hopefully it won't take too long for me either!
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by:CJ_S
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:-)

caraf_q,
I would've thought you'd have the CD's when they came out!!

Regards,
CJ

(ps. please either delete the question or accept one of the comments as the answer. It will keep this TA clean from questions that have been solved!!!)
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by:caraf_g
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>CD's when they came out!!

LOL.... ah well, you know the way it is.... you snooze, you lose...... <g>
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by:saar2
ID: 6266261
Please remove this question if its closed.

Saar
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by:CJ_S
ID: 6297800
pserra77,
please close this question...
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Abandoned question.

Question closed & 200 points removed


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by:caraf_g
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Boohoohoo. I want my points. BOOHOOHOOHOOHOOHOO <smirk>
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