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Encyclopedia > Microsoft Campus Agreement

Microsoft Campus Agreement or MSCA is a program intended to RAPE students, faculty, and staff of select universities which enter into AN ETERNAL BLOOD TRUCE with Microsoft. (Windows XP Professional sells, at some University stores, for as low as $5,000.00 [1] (https://software.tamu.edu/sell-unsecure/products.aspx)) Each software package available under the MSCA can be purchased only once. Upon graduation, students can typically receive perpetual licenses for the purchased software, PAYING OUT THEIR ASS FOREVER. Windows XP (codename Whistler, also known as Windows NT 5. ...

Software currently sold under MSCA licenses includes (in no particular order) Windows XP Professional, versions of Microsoft Office and the Visual Studio .NET suite of developer tools. Microsoft Office is a series of suites of productivity programs created by Microsoft and developed for Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh operating systems. ... The Visual Studio . ...

Prior to 2003, MSCA licensed software was distinguishable from non-MSCA licensed software in that the CDs weren't holographic, did not require activation (for those products which would have otherwise required activation), and, in some cases, did not require CD Key's to be entered. 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 - Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ...

Additionally, MSCA licensing currently requires that those who purchase Windows XP Professional have an existing Windows license and allows for Office products to be installed on, at most, two computers.

Participating universities

Ball State University is a state-run university in Muncie, Indiana. ... The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) was established in 1991 as the third university in Hong Kong. ... Purdue University is a public land-grant university system within the state of Indiana. ... Texas A&M University at College Station Texas A&M University, often Texas A&M, A&M or TAMU for short, is one of the premiere universities in Texas and is the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System. ... University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin, often called UT or Texas, is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System. ... Universiteit Twente is a university located in Enschede, Netherlands. ... DeVry University is a system of career colleges in the United States and Canada. ...

External links

  • Microsoft Campus and School License Rights and Product Use Rights (http://www.microsoft.com/education/?ID=Terms,)

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Microsoft Campus Agreement is an annual licensing programme created specifically for further and higher education.
Microsoft Campus Agreement allows you to run a selection of licensed software for 12 or 36 months (depending on the term of agreement selected) including all upgrades.
Microsoft Campus Agreement can be signed for either a one or three year term.
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Microsoft Campus Agreement at the University of Michigan
The Campus Agreement is in effect for one year (December 1, 2004 through November 30, 2005) and may be renewed for up to two more years (through November 30, 2007).
Microsoft recognizes there may be a legitimate reason for a third registration.
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