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Re: query on how Win XP will be handled

From:

Chuck Sechler <[log in to unmask]>

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The EDUCAUSE Software Licensing Issues Constituent Group Listserv <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Thu, 20 Sep 2001 19:08:46 -0400

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That all sounds like the stuff I am hearing. I am told we will have one
product key for use with the Select media, but I have not seen a letter or
other communication as to when or just who to call. As noted, it may be the
same number we called for Office XP. Chuck.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Karen Lukas" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2001 4:56 PM
Subject: Re: [LICENSING] query on how Win XP will be handled


> We obtained a campus agreement product keys for Office XP and FrontPage
> 2002 by calling 1-888-652-2342.  This key can be given out to faculty and
> staff, but not to students.  I understand we will call this same number to
> get a campus agreement product key for Windows XP by calling this same
> number in the latter part of September.
>
> Microsoft continues to say that circulating CDs from the library is still
a
> valid way to distribute applications, including Office XP, to students.
> The latest word I have from my sales rep is that we can use the copy of
> Office that comes in the Select set for this purpose.  That we can
> duplicate Office from Select onto CDs that we can give to our library
> circulation desk.  Is that what others hear?
>
> Karen Lukas
> Software Manager for Computing Services
> Carnegie Mellon University
> 412-268-5157 (phone)
> 412-268-4987 (FAX)
>
> --On Thursday, September 20, 2001 3:20 PM -0500 mknox {Marg Knox}
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > What I think it is saying is that for our institutional machines we will
> > have one volume license key for Windows XP (per agreement) that has to
be
> > entered during the installation, but that the rest of the product
> > activation is not done. This change is what we saw with Office XP.
> >
> > Student media is an entirely different kettle of fish and I understand
> > that there will be media to order from World Wide Fulfillment (one per
> > student) and student WILL go thru the product activation program. The
> > general URL on
>
>
>
> Karen Lukas
> Software Manager for Computing Services
> Carnegie Mellon University
> 412-268-5157 (phone)
> 412-268-4987 (FAX)
>
>

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