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Topic # 8158 8-Jun-2006 12:19
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For more information see http://www.geekzone.co.nz/bradstewart/648

Download now while you can!

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  Reply # 37947 8-Jun-2006 12:57
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The site is still being rolled onto the public web, its not 100% operational right now

you might find it gives you an error when you try to download about product keys

Don't worry we know about it, and it should be all operational real soon now.

Cheers
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Reply # 37950 8-Jun-2006 13:18
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Bugger wish i had a CC to order the CD

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  Reply # 37952 8-Jun-2006 13:26
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johnr: Bugger wish i had a CC to order the CD


Windows Vista comes on a DVD, not CDs :)

If you are worried about blowing your broadband cap out in New Zealand: PM me your address and I will courier you a DVD (or send it to me via an email ( <firstname>.<lastname>@microsoft.com )

Please go through the website and register first.  You need to prove to me that you have registered and got a product key from the site before I'll courier it out

Please also let me know if you want 32 or 64 (ie X86 OR X64)

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  Reply # 37954 8-Jun-2006 13:49
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Thanks Nathan sending you Email now

Happy to pay for CD you work near me I guess

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  Reply # 37955 8-Jun-2006 13:53
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nathan:
johnr: Bugger wish i had a CC to order the CD


Windows Vista comes on a DVD, not CDs :)

If you are worried about blowing your broadband cap out in New Zealand: PM me your address and I will courier you a DVD (or send it to me via an email ( <firstname>.@microsoft.com )

Please go through the website and register first. You need to prove to me that you have registered and got a product key from the site before I'll courier it out

Please also let me know if you want 32 or 64 (ie X86 OR X64)

Cheers
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How do I get a product key? It keeps giving me an error message:

Thank you for participating in the Microsoft Windows Vista Customer Preview Program.

You have received the maximum number of Product Keys available for this program.
Note:  Windows Vista Beta 2 can be installed and activated on up to 10 PCs using with one Product Key.

Or did you mean to get a product key after the page has been fixed?

I've placed an order for the DVD. Will they send me a x86 or x64 edition, or both? It seems they are sending from Singapore. Hmm..


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  Reply # 37957 8-Jun-2006 13:56
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I'm getting the same error on the download page.

Thank you for participating in the Microsoft Windows Vista Customer Preview Program.


You have received the maximum number of Product Keys available for this program.
Note:  Windows Vista Beta 2 can be installed and activated on up to 10 PCs using with one Product Key.





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  Reply # 37960 8-Jun-2006 14:02
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geekiegeek:

I'm getting the same error on the download page.

Thank you for participating in the Microsoft Windows Vista Customer Preview Program.


You have received the maximum number of Product Keys available for this program.
Note: Windows Vista Beta 2 can be installed and activated on up to 10 PCs using with one Product Key.



I just found a way to get around this. Select Germany from the Drop-down Location List. That will get you a Product Key + links to all three languages of the file.

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  Reply # 37961 8-Jun-2006 14:04
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Looks like I need a credit card but they are Evil things

Thanks Nathan for your help awesome

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  Reply # 37962 8-Jun-2006 14:35
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i got the same error as GeekieGeek, but i also have made the order for DVD... Nathan, why did you say so earlier. i could have save myself NZ$23... hehehe




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  Reply # 37963 8-Jun-2006 14:37
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There seems to be another problem with the download servers. I got passed the product key page but it doesn't seem to be downloading smoothly. It gets to somewhere around 30MB and it stops, and say Download Completed.

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Reply # 37964 8-Jun-2006 14:41
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bonkiebonks 30 meg vista (must be the thin version) LOL

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  Reply # 37965 8-Jun-2006 14:41
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On second look at Nathan's post he did mention the product key error so I retract my earlier moaning.




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  Reply # 37985 8-Jun-2006 17:40
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Nathan,

I have sent you my details and Vista serial key.

I had to select the Germany option as the New Zealand one still isn't working.

Thanks for you generosity.

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  Reply # 37986 8-Jun-2006 17:43
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freitasm: Can anyone confirm what build is this? If it's 5384 or newer...


Yes its 5384
 
_the_ beta 2 build - 5384.4 to be exact

There will be nothing newer until the first RC1 build drop will go out to TechBeta late June/early July

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