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    vista 64 bit MSDN?

    how do i get hold of vista business 64bit as 9i have the 32 bit version via MSDN but the 64bit wasn't available

    i've tried going through microsofts 'get 64 bit media' thingy, but it doesn't seem to like the product code from MSDN (just says 'no offer found')

    can you not use a MSDN serial to get the 64 bit version?

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    Re: vista 64 bit MSDN?

    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    how do i get hold of vista business 64bit as 9i have the 32 bit version via MSDN but the 64bit wasn't available

    i've tried going through microsofts 'get 64 bit media' thingy, but it doesn't seem to like the product code from MSDN (just says 'no offer found')

    can you not use a MSDN serial to get the 64 bit version?

    I can see it.
    I have used the 64bit versions of all the Vista solutionsw since November 2006 (for testing purposes only obviously)

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    Re: vista 64 bit MSDN?

    now i'm just hitting:
    You have exceeded your retry attempts. Please contact customer support for more information. Error Code: 1052
    and my version of MSDN is an academic alliance one if that makes any difference

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    Re: vista 64 bit MSDN?

    is x64 licensed under AA?

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    Re: vista 64 bit MSDN?

    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    now i'm just hitting:


    and my version of MSDN is an academic alliance one if that makes any difference
    Yep it does . Most AA licences offer considerably less software over a full MSDN subscription.

    You need to speak to your Uni teachers / Uni Microsoft representative and see what they say.
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    Re: vista 64 bit MSDN?

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    Yep it does . Most AA licences offer considerably less software over a full MSDN subscription.

    You need to speak to your Uni teachers / Uni Microsoft representative and see what they say.
    thanks for your replies guys

    looks like i'm going to have to do some pestering
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    Re: vista 64 bit MSDN?

    just do something like a Leaner Classifier System, easy way to 'legitametly' need more than 32bit can offer, do it in .Net too means you need say that your only growing to 2.25gig before you have difficulty (blame fragmentation + the large object heap).

    One simple legitamate way to need 64bit.
    throw new ArgumentException (String, String, Exception)

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