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Topic # 114585 24-Feb-2013 17:04
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Hi



I have a perfectly functional whs2011 instal but would love to tinker with AD and server 2012 as my home solution. Storage spaces would be awesome too. However I can't find it for less than $1000 here with a fair bit of searching whereas its 400 usd or 500nz.



Can anyone tell me if the us versions are region locked?



Anyone else played with this as a home solution?



Thanks

Ivan

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  Reply # 768551 24-Feb-2013 17:12
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  Reply # 768552 24-Feb-2013 17:18
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maybe get a technet subscription?




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  Reply # 768565 24-Feb-2013 18:12
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opps, embarrasing, sorry.



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  Reply # 768569 24-Feb-2013 18:36
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Actually those $500 prices are for academic and mostly out of stock, wondered why they could do it for half price.

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  Reply # 768572 24-Feb-2013 18:57
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Good to know, I didn't drill down to each stock.




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US version will not be region locked.




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  Reply # 768574 24-Feb-2013 19:07
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gjm: maybe get a technet subscription?


I put a 30% discount code on my blog

Its still valid

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nmercer/archive/2012/08/03/nzers-30-off-microsoft-technet-subscriptions.aspx

Use promo code NZTN13-1 to receive 30% off. 



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