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Windows 7 House Party

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chrispinto    12

Some time ago, Neowin Reported Microsoft/a Partner was organising Windows 7 launch parties, with party packs.

Today i discovered i had been accepted:

Welcome to the Windows? 7 Launch Party

From the Windows 7 Launch Party EventWhat Happens Next?

Now that you?re a host, you might be wondering ?How does this all work??

Select a theme ? Whichever day you choose for your party between October 22 - 29, when sending your party invitations, choose from Setting Up With Ease Family Friendly Fun, Media Mania, or PhotoPalooza Photography

Prepare to be Windows? 7 expert ? Watch the Host Help Videos and download the Host Notes for click by click instructions to do everything you see in the videos.

Plan your party ? Decide what to serve and where to show Windows? 7.

Party Now ? Your party may be weeks away, but the fun starts today! Send invites; post comments; upload photos and videos.

Party Package

What will be in my Windows 7 Launch Party Package?

All hosts will receive:

One limited Signature Edition Windows? 7 Ultimate

One Deck of Playing Cards with Windows? 7 Desktop Design

One Puzzle with Windows? 7 Desktop Design

One Poster with Windows? 7 Desktop Design

Ten Tote Bags with Windows? 7 Desktop Design for hosts and guests

One table top centerpiece for decoration

One package of Windows? 7 napkins

Party Pack Shipping details ? party packs will be delivered by October 10, 2009. If you have any questions about your party pack, please contact english.help@houseparty.com

Which version should I install in my computer?

For your convenience, both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7 Ultimate are included in your Windows 7 Launch Party Packs.

? The 32-bit version is the Signature Edition of Windows 7 Ultimate in the black sleeve.

? The 64-bit version is included in the white sleeve.

In the UK, click here for more information on 32-bit and 64-bit computing or go to:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows...asked-questions

In Australia, click here for more information on 32 and 64 bit computing or go to:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-au/windows...asked-questions

In India and Hong Kong, please see your party pack for instructions.

Thanks for supporting Windows 7 LUPDATE!

UPDATE

Your Windows? 7 Launch Party Pack Is On The Way.

From the Windows 7 Launch Party EventHosts all around the globe are about to get their Windows? 7 Launch Party package ? each one has a limited Signature Edition of Windows? 7 Ultimate, plus one poster, one puzzle, one deck of playing cards, and 10 tote bags all featuring one-of-a-kind Windows? 7 Desktop Designs. If you don?t receive yours by the end of the day October 10, 2009, contact us at english.help@houseparty.com. If you have any questions about Windows? 7 Ultimate installation, pleaseSome packages for Windows? 7.

Some packamost will be shipped out early next week (Monday - Wednesday)arly next week (Monday - Wednesday)Do not be alarmed acking numbDo not be alarmed out. Do not be alarmed if you haven?t received an email with a tracking number yet, everything is moving along as planned.

Edited by chrispinto

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medium_pimpin    202

Lucky!

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thejohnnyq    50

Just logged in, I am hosting one also. Anyone inthe Cincy Ohio area - drop me a line.

For my party --> My Windows 7 Launch party

Edited by thejohnnyq

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TYT    15

So... When's the party?

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NiallG    2

Just signed in and confirmed my status, looks to be open to anyone at the moment. Free Windows 7! Jackpot :)

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Spookie    63

Lucky *******. :(

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netwokz    0

Just got my e-mail... woot woot! Scottsdale, AZ if anyone is interested.

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Preppy    33

I'll be hosting one for my friends too.

We'll see how this goes. :)

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MeanE    0

Odd, just by logging in I was accepted. How wiiiierd.

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bremic9188    0

Got my confirmation as well.

Anybody in Louisiana (Baton Rouge to be specific) is invited!

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DirtyLarry    2,094

Turns out I was accepted as well!!

We sure this is legit??? (LOL I know it is, but just seems weird we we all accepted no??)

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Killerj    0

Anyone from India got any of these? Am still waiting

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DirtyLarry    2,094

Actually it is legit as can be, I set up my Party just now and then just got this email...

Because you were among the first host finalists to set up your party online, you are confirmed as a host and will be receiving a free party package to share with your guests shortly before the party.

Packages will be mailed in time to arrive before your party date. Check your HAD A LINK I TOOK OUT regularly for news on what's in your package, when it's been shipped, and when you can expect it to arrive.

Meanwhile, don't forget to use the free Guest Manager tool to manage your invite list.

Use it to send invitations via email so your guests can join your online site when they RSVP. Don't have their email address? No problem -- use the print option, or just create a name-only record for them so they still appear on your party list.

And while you're online, be sure to check out and upload fun photos and videos, post comments to the national party blog, and look around for other cool features.

Please remember that information you post on the House Party website may be visible to the general public, so we advise you not to post any personally identifying information (such as last name, address, email or phone number). However, the information in your party invitations will only be visible to your guests.

Thank you for hosting a Windows? 7 Launch Party!

So yeah if it says you were chosen when you Log In, go ahead and Create the Party, and you should get that email I just posted!!

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Admodieus    4

FYI guys, the site is legit. I'm a Microsoft Student Partner for my campus and we are holding house parties through the same website - we were just given automatic entrance.

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Lexcyn    88

I got accepted too. I am going to geek out totally!! PIZZA AND POP STYLE! lol

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DirtyLarry    2,094

Well I hate to burst everyone's bubble (if it makes everyone feel better mine was burst as well), but it looks like they are a little deceiving with the wording.

Yes, we are all Eligible to win, but the actual people who will win have not been chosen yet...

6. DRAWING; ODDS; NOTIFICATION. On or about October 14, 2009, Sponsor or its designee will randomly select sixty-four (64) potential prize winners from among all eligible entries received by Sponsor in the Sweepstakes during the Entry Period. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received by Sponsor in the Sweepstakes. The entrants selected must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. A potential winner will be notified by phone, letter (by postal or overnight delivery) and/or email. A potential winner will be required to execute and return to Sponsor or its designee a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and, except where prohibited by law, a Publicity Release (an "Affidavit/Release") in the form(s) provided by Sponsor or its designee in order to claim his/her prize. Such Affidavit/Release must be returned to Sponsor or its designee by the date and/or time indicated within such documents. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within seven (7) days of the first attempt to contact him/her, or if a potential winner fails to return the Affidavit/Release within the specified time, or if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if a potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if a potential winner does not comply with the Official Rules, then the potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner selected by Sponsor or its designee in his/her place at random from among all eligible non-winning entries received by Sponsor for the Sweepstakes. In such event, an alternate potential prize winner will be notified as described above and will be required to return the required documents to Sponsor or its designee as described above.

Not the part I bolded above.

And also, I keep getting more emails from them since I signed up, and all of them keep saying Congratulations, etc., etc. The latest one I got said I needed to sing in again and create a party, although the one prior to that said Congratulations.

Got this one at 8:39 PM

Congratulations... You are a Windows? 7 Launch Party host!!

Because you were among the first host finalists to set up your party online, you are confirmed as a host and will be receiving a free party package to share with your guests shortly before the party.

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AmpCoder    0

The drawing is for the notebook they are giving away that everyone who is a host has a chance to get. Everyone who is a confirmed host will receive the party pack and the Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition.

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Nashy    1,662

Woo. I was accepted as a host!

Also. This website is deadset horrible.

I'm trying so hard, but it keeps moving me to different sections of the site.

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Rudy    457

Wow....sounds like a fun.... party?

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Nashy    1,662

Deadset. Is anyone else having trouble with this website. It's a heap of ****.

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Admodieus    4

The website seems to be pretty slow and buggy tonight. I hope it's due to traffic.

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Snowl    41

Whats new with the Signature Edition? Just a signature from bill gates/steve balmer on the disc/package?

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Nashy    1,662

So I just managed to change the party details, now it says I don't have a party. ****in retarded.

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Admodieus    4
So I just managed to change the party details, now it says I don't have a party. ****in retarded.

Happened to me once, just come back to the site in a bit and it'll have righted itself out.

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game_over    802

I'm also confirmed and ready to go... seems like there is thousands of parties... good for business, no?

Looking forward to receiving the little Windows 7 novelties.

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