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Dreamspark support issues

Posted on 2016-08-01
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Hi,

Does anyone know if Dreamspark actually has support behind it?  They don't recognize the 'Maricopa.edu' domain name as belonging to an educational institution (it covers a half dozen campuses or so).  I've tried to help my stepson get set up with them and have gotten nowhere submitting a technical support request.  No response for over a week.  

Is this just a PR campaign by MS or do they take it seriously?

--Ben
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They have excessive CS.

With e-mails..........
https://www.dreamspark.com/Institution/Support.aspx

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Microsoft has technicals section which may offer limited support. Click on technical info and go down the page.
https://www.dreamspark.com/Support/FAQ/

Where can I find information on common technical questions and issues?
Microsoft Product Support services maintains a vast knowledge base of articles on common questions and issues with Microsoft products. We encourage you to do a quick search by keyword before seeking technical support. Often, you will find that other people have experienced similar issues or have had roughly the same question.
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Here is a Dreamspark forum to ask other users.
https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/7a8ae22e-9abf-410b-bd01-0d4b1e8035b2/microsoft-dreamspark?forum=msdnfeedback
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Thanks, Nick!  I hadn't wandered in to the Institution section as, well, I'm not an institution.  Will pursue the questions on the links provided.  

Much appreciated!

--Ben
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Thank you too for asking an interesting question...........
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