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    Thumbs up Free Microsoft Software for College Students

    Microsoft announced program called "DreamSpark". It provides no-cost access to Microsoft designer and development tools for verified students in India and around the world.

    Following software products are available for students. Free!

    Microsoft developer tools.

    * Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition
    * Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition*
    * XNA Game Studio 2.0*
    * 12-month free membership in the XNA Creators Club

    Microsoft designer tools.

    * Expression Studio, including:
    o Expression Web*
    o Expression Blend*
    o Expression Design*
    o Expression Media*

    Microsoft platform resources.

    * SQL Server 2008 Developer Edition
    * SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition
    * Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition*
    * Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
    * Virtual PC 2007*

    Microsoft IT Academy Student Pass: In addition to the software, students get access to learning content via IT Academy Student Pass. The Microsoft IT Academy Student Pass is a special no-cost online learning opportunity for students. IT Academy Student Pass provides free e-learning courses to students who are interested in extending their technical skills with Microsoft technologies.

    More details are at

    How to get free software from Microsoft? Answer is at

    Microsoft will verify your student identity before giving away the software. The offer will be open to high school students this year according to the above web links.

    This is a really good offer for students to learn Microsoft products. You may be able to create games for Xbox!

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    It will help students worldwide specially college students of India and other developing countries.

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    ya very helpful ..thanks for letting us know

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    thanks for sharing this. I download it from a torrent site.

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    yeah surely is of great help for student to improve their knowledge and also be in touch with latest technology..

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