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Didn't Get a Dell? Get the Vista Express Upgrade Bonus Pack

Microsoft has officially launched the new Vista Express Upgrade Bonus Pack program. Basically, if you bought a PC from a local system builder from March 1 2006 and the end of this month, you get a bunch of special discounts, including a free D-Link WiFi router, and 30 days of free WiFi at any TMobile HotSpot. From the FAQs:

  • Purchase one of the following genuine Windows XP operating systems, with one of the part numbers listed below: "
    • Windows XP Home Edition
    • Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
    • Windows XP Professional
  • Purchase from a local PC builder in the United States between March 1, 2006 and November 30, 2006.
  • Validate the software using the Windows Genuine Advantage program by December 15, 2006.
  • Redeem the BONUS PACK by January 15, 2007, in the United States.
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    Is the BONUS PACK offer available in Canada?
    No, the BONUS PACK offer is only available to customers that purchased the genuine Windows XP software in the United States and redeem the offer in the United States.
     
    Is there any limit to the number of PCs I can purchase in order to redeem the offers for the BONUS PACK offer?
    There is no limit to the number of PC purchases you can make to redeem the offers for the BONUS PACK offer, but there is a limit of one BONUS PACK per PC purchase. All purchases must be made between March 1, 2006 and November 30, 2006, must be redeemed by January 15, 2007 and must meet all other requirements of the offer.

    Visit http://www.localpcbuilder.com/ for more details!

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    • Matt said:

      No Canada, aw shucks, oh well sounds like a good deal.

      November 6, 2006 9:11 PM
    • MS is the most global company I know of. It really stinks that all sweepstakes, promo offers and such are always US only.

      November 8, 2006 1:03 AM