How to Download and Install DreamSpark Software

Microsoft software from DreamSpark comes packaged in large, single files with .ISO or .IMG extensions. These files are “images” (exact copies) of the CD or DVD media on which the software would be shipped. (The name ISO refers to the standardized file format used for disc images.) Since Microsoft software from DreamSpark often comes packaged…

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Windows 7 is available through MSDN Academic Alliance

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional is now available in MSDN Academic Alliance. Next week Windows 7 will be available through ELMS download for student distribution. Windows 7 Client Retail Professional Edition (English) is included for student distribution in both the x86 and x64 variety. For lab installs, Windows 7 (x86 and x64) Enterprise Edition (English) is included with the…

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Making Windows 7 available to Students from their school/department download centers

Windows 7 Client Retail Professional Edition English (x86 and x64) and Windows 7 Enterprise Edition English (x86 and x64) are available in MSDN Academic Alliance since August 6th for download by MSDN AA Administrators.  Today (Aug 13), Windows 7 Client Retail Professional Edition English (x86 and x64) are available in ELMS (e-academy License Management System)…

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IEEE and ACM availability of Windows 7 from MSDNAA

The MSDN Academic Alliance program was established seven years ago as a membership service to provide access to MS platform and development tools to STEM departments at educational institutions throughout the world. In 2008, Microsoft extended availability of MSDN AA to organizations such as IEEE and ACM whose mission was to support the educational and…

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Enhance your resume with communication and influence skills

Microsoft® Student Partners Program is now recruiting current US college students for campus marketing and technology evangelism roles for  the 08-09 school year. Marketing reps plan campus events around our consumer technologies such as Windows Live, Zune, & Office Live Workspaces, while our Tech Reps plan events around our developer and IT offerings such as…

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Fix for Expression Encoder Screen Capture Limit to 10 minutes

Expression Encoder v4 from MSDNAA and DreamSpark incorrectly limited the screen capture on some PCs to 10 minutes. To fix this issue, download and install an updated version of the English Expression Encoder from http://bit.ly/EncoderFix. This free Expression Encoder should be installed over the current English version of Expression Encoder v4 Pro product obtained from…

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Free Software from IEEE Computer Society

IEEE Computer Society Student Members Gain Access to Free Development Software from Microsoft: All student members who join the IEEE Computer Society will automatically be eligible to select and download software from Microsoft. Available software includes Vista Business Edition, Visual Studio Team System, Expression Web Designer, Project 2007, Visio 2007 and Windows Server 2003. An…

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How can High School Teachers provide students with DreamSpark Software

DreamSpark is a program that provides verified high School and College students with professional-level developer and design software for download, at no cost.  Along with the software, the DreamSpark site includes links to FREE learning content on Windows development, Web design, Web development, and Windows Phone development.   Student verification is done through multiple means, with…

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DreamSpark provides Free Windows Marketplace for Mobile for Students

679EAVRD3PD7 Students, another great reason to develop Windows Phone applications in the Windows Marketplace for Mobile — No registration fee on the mobile marketplace – DreamSpark program waives the $99 registration fees Get the tools for developing your mobile applications from DreamSpark or MSDNAA program for FREE Windows Marketplace for Mobile is currently available in:…

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Dreamspark US with simplified Student Enrollment Verification

DreamSpark V2 for US has launched yesterday, June 15. It simplifies the enrollment verification system for higher-Ed students in US. The existing verification methods continue to work -  a) Shibboleth-based verification by Universities (for Universities that are part of the InCommon federation)  and  b) Live@edu domain based verification (for Schools that use Live@edu).   Higher-Ed…

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