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gigapixels

Oooh... I want Office. I'll have to do this later.

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reactionary007

how come it says not eligible if you are an msdn subscriber... that rots. we only get dev licenses - not full copies!

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xxdesmus

You would think Microsoft would learn by now...get a good set of servers which can handle the traffic. :)

I would love to see the traffic logs/graphs...

flat flat flat .... and then a HUGE upwards spike ... I'd imagine it might still be increasing in terms of connections as well since some people tried, got timed out, and decided they'd come back later while the rest of us poor fools keep reloading until it finally works. ;)

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Inplode

i reloaded for 5 + hours and i had to give up lol ill try agian later

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blade1269

Hey,

since the servers are getting hammered maybe try at night time. US time. I live in the US so that is what im going to do.

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Gabe3

i think now would be the best time, while people are still at work, at night, everyone is home. the best time would be really early in the moring, like 3am.

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Inplode

i tried from 11 pm till 5 am since i was up same error everytime :no: :crazy:

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micro

What.. i have to watch them again to show complete.. I seriously watched EVERY one, they where each over 1 hr long..

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PNWDweller

i think now would be the best time, while people are still at work, at night, everyone is home. the best time would be really early in the moring, like 3am.

Unless you are trying from work like me. :shifty:

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xxdesmus

Can someone who has them "Complete" please answer this,

What happens at the end of one of the webcasts?

At the end of all 6 webcasts that I have watched it pops up an error saying something like "error, can't find file, file may have been moved" blah blah blah ... is that supposed to happen?

I have all 6 of them stuck on Pending right now.

Cheers for any help ;)

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Inplode

OMFG i get to the page where i enter all my info and then i click next and it times out !!!

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jwjw1

if you get signed in..to verify the 'congratulations'...click on 'your stuff' under you sign-in on the left side where is also list 'edit profile'

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micro

I watched all of them offline via WMP.. they all say pending, how do i get em to say complete?

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Inplode

ok im a bit stumped i got the info enter and it took me back to the main page ? where im signed in

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micro

well after getting 1 completed and having 2 pending i can no longer look at "your stuff" and all pending is gone.. it has reset all the bull**** i have went through..

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zerolimit

Can someone who has them "Complete" please answer this,

What happens at the end of one of the webcasts?

At the end of all 6 webcasts that I have watched it pops up an error saying something like "error, can't find file, file may have been moved" blah blah blah ... is that supposed to happen?

I have all 6 of them stuck on Pending right now.

Cheers for any help ;)

After your done with the webcast you are promp to go to a survey. Not all of the webcast have survey's thought. Just hope I get my copy of vista soon can't wait!!!

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ryanmcv

I've watched 4 webcasts and I haven't seen a survey for any of them. The video just stops playing, and then an hour or so later, the "In Progress" button changes to "Pending".

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xxdesmus

I wonder how many of us will end up getting screwed out of a copy ... :unsure: :blink:

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micro

Well IDK what is going on, i have only 1 completed shown, i have watched the casts like 4 times in a row no skip or anything, still shows 2 pending..

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xxdesmus

Yeah, I got nothin here too. I just re-downloaded one of the webcasts to watch offline and it still only says Pending. Perhaps they will get things worked out. (I hope)

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Xerino

Microsoft will probably scratch this offer now that millions of people are going to sign up for it (just like that thumbdrive offer a few months ago).

Im still waiting for that thumbdrive...

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Gabe3

MS will probably take the site down as soon the free copy limit is up.

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mudslag

Well I have all completed now, lets hope it works :)

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planetik

I smell lotsa ebay auctions.

Too bad it's for US :(

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thagame

:angry: I keep getting "Sorry, a System Error Occurred" every time I try to register. Grrr...

Here's another rant: It requires Internet Explorer! :crazy: When will Microsoft learn, their stupid little browser isn't the own one in the world. Grrrrrrrr......

when will you crazy people learn that ie is the dominant browser. thats why.

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