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Author Topic: Free Visual Studio 2005 Standard (sorry - US only)  (Read 4588 times)

mwb1100

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Free Visual Studio 2005 Standard (sorry - US only)
« on: June 02, 2006, 12:58:02 PM »
You can get a free (NFR) copy of Visual Studio 2005 Standard by just watching 3 webcasts:

http://www.learn2asp.net/campaign.aspx

Sorry - this offer is only valid for the US.

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Re: Free Visual Studio 2005 Standard (sorry - US only)
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2006, 06:32:20 PM »
No matter mwb  :D
We have this since months on several cover cd's in germany :Thmbsup:

Carol Haynes

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Re: Free Visual Studio 2005 Standard (sorry - US only)
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2006, 06:36:02 PM »
I'll bet the cover versions are Visual Studio Express - not standard.

In the UK VS 2005 Standard is currently selling for £265 !!

By the way there was an earlier thread on this at http://www.donationc...dex.php?topic=2729.0

The webcasts are only available until the end of June (then they will be taken off line) so if you want to take advantage you'd better sign up quickly.

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Re: Free Visual Studio 2005 Standard (sorry - US only)
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2006, 10:46:38 PM »
By the way there was an earlier thread on this at http://www.donationc...dex.php?topic=2729.0

I missed that - I tried a search, but it looks like searching from the "Deals and Discounts" forum limits the search to that forum, so I didn't get a hit.

Anyway, for anyone who's going to do this, it turns out you can save some time by simply downloading the webcasts - you can watch them later (or never, I suppose).

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Re: Free Visual Studio 2005 Standard (sorry - US only)
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2006, 06:05:39 AM »
Express?       Standard?          I guess U R right with Express  :-\

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Re: Free Visual Studio 2005 Standard (sorry - US only)
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2006, 06:12:39 AM »
All the VS 2005 Express stuff can be downloaded fom the MS website for free. They are in standard CD ISO format so that you can burn CDs easily and install from standard installation discs.

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Re: Free Visual Studio 2005 Standard (sorry - US only)
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2006, 02:53:24 PM »
Hey!  It works!  I just got mine in the mail today.  Thanks mwb1100.  I believe the offer is still good until Sept if anyone is interested.

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Re: Free Visual Studio 2005 Standard (sorry - US only)
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2006, 03:50:10 AM »
The offer has changed slightly...

Instead of VS2005 Standard for free, they replaced it with a 90 day trial of VS2005 Professional.

Everything else in the offer seems to be the same though.