Microsoft is currently running a pilot program, in which the company offering FREE subscription to Microsoft TechNet Plus, that normally costs $349 (download-only) or for $599 (download and DVD shipments). The program expire on September 30, 2009. All you’ve to do is, just visit any these links: Canada link, US link, and UK link. Hit ‘Buy button’, fill out all the information. Once you're done, you’ll get to a thank you page with all your information that you can print for your records. Complet the process with following three steps:
- Sign In: Visit the TechNet Subscriptions Benefits Portal (you may be prompted to re-sign in using your Windows Live ID).
- Register: You will be required to enter your first name, last name, e-mail address (exactly as they appear in your "Ship to" information) and Benefit Access Number: XXXXXXXXXX and accept the license terms.
- Access Benefits: Once you have completed the registration, you will be able to access your online benefits, including Subscriber Downloads from the TechNet Subscriptions Management page. Each time you visit you will sign in using your Windows Live ID.