The MSDN Subscription Team Blog

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Visual Studio 11 Beta, and Windows Server 8 Beta - Now Live on Subscriber Downloads

MSDN Subscribers can start downloading now from: http://msdn.microsoft.com/subscriptions/downloads/

Author: Andrew Brenner Date: 02/29/2012

Subscriber Portal Performance Fix

Since the launch of the new portal, there’s been intermittent slow performance on Subscriber...

Author: Andrew Brenner Date: 02/07/2012

The New MSDN Subscriber Portal is Live!

Mark Curphey here (@curphey on Twitter) I am delighted to say that we have just released the new...

Author: Mark Curphey Date: 12/09/2011

MSDN-Technet Subscriptions Beta to end on November 16

I want to let you know that the MSDN-TechNet Subscriptions 2.0 Beta will end on November 16. The...

Author: Bob Vogt Date: 11/10/2011

Update on the Azure download issues

Bob Vogt here. As Mark mentioned in his last post, we've been investigating the download issues that...

Author: Bob Vogt Date: 09/22/2011

Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview - Now Available for MSDN Subscribers

Mark Curphey here (@curphey) We have just published the Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview files...

Author: Mark Curphey Date: 09/14/2011

Investigating Azure Downloads Issues

Mark Curphey here We are actively investigating intermittent reports of slow download speeds and...

Author: Mark Curphey Date: 09/07/2011

Subscriber Files on Azure and Using The Internet Explorer Download Manager

Mark Curphey here ( @curphey). A few weeks ago I mentioned that we had made a decision to remove the...

Author: Mark Curphey Date: 08/30/2011

Quick Update on Subscriber Downloads

Hey Everyone, Just a quick update today on that super-fast Azure CDN Mark was talking about in his...

Author: Mike Kinsman Date: 08/19/2011

A Quick Update on the New Download System and beta improvements

A quick update on my last post notifying users that we temporarily switched back to the old download...

Author: Mark Curphey Date: 07/29/2011

Download System Notification

We are investigating some reported cases of intermitent issues in very specific circumstances with...

Author: Mark Curphey Date: 07/26/2011

MSDN & TechNet Subscriptions 2.0 Experience Preview

Mark Curphey here (@curphey on Twitter and http://www.curphey.com on the web)  I am the Group...

Author: Mark Curphey Date: 06/30/2011

Scheduled Maintenance Tonight

Hey Everyone, Just a quick note: we are conducting maintenance on Subscriber Downloads starting...

Author: Mike Kinsman Date: 06/10/2011

Who moved My Product Keys?

We’re working on some big improvements that you’ll be seeing in the coming months, but...

Author: Andrew Brenner Date: 05/24/2011

Get up to $3,100 in Annual Windows Azure platform benefits at no extra charge

Just in case you missed Soma’s Happy 1st Birthday, Visual Studio 2010! blog post on April 12th, if...

Author: Mark Curphey Date: 05/17/2011

Want to Participate in Our Research Study ?

In June, we will be conducting a series of focus groups and usability studies in San Jose &...

Author: Mark Curphey Date: 05/17/2011

RSS Feed of New Downloads – We Got That

Mark Curphey here again (@curphey on Twitter) I was in a meeting with a senior person in the company...

Author: Mark Curphey Date: 05/16/2011

The MSDN Subscriptions Team Are Listening and Coming to Cities Around the World in May

Mark Curphey here again In May we will be running some customer research studies in the US (Silicon...

Author: Mark Curphey Date: 05/13/2011

Would You Like to Download VM’s ?

Mark Curphey here again (@curphey on Twitter and www.curphey.com on the web) This Friday post is a...

Author: Mark Curphey Date: 05/13/2011

Coming Soon to MSDN Subscribers!

Intro Mark Curphey here (@curphey on Twitter and www.curphey.com on the web). I am the Group Program...

Author: Mark Curphey Date: 05/09/2011

Some Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 Activation resources

We know that product activation can be a very complicated thing to figure out for developers, where...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 08/20/2009

Wave 2 of Windows 7 Client and Windows Server 2008 R2 - NOW LIVE ON MSDN SUBSCRIBER DOWNLOADS!

Here you go!

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 08/14/2009

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM - some follow up

We see that everyone seems to be getting their bits and keys ok for Windows 7. Demand has been...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 08/06/2009

Windows 7 RTM bit now live on Subscriber Downloads

Enjoy! https://msdn.microsoft.com/subscriptions/securedownloads/default.aspx?pv=36:350 and alternate...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 08/06/2009

Windows 7 RTM - coming soon

Reposting for higher visibility: We have had almost 100 unposted comments asking what time we will...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 08/06/2009

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 - some more details for Subscribers

Several of you have asked for some additional details on the launch, in terms of waves and...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 07/30/2009

When will Subscribers get Windows 7 RTM? August 6th.

I'm sure many people have seen this post, but for those who haven't, here is official word, straight...

Author: Mike Kinsman Date: 07/22/2009

Windows 7 RTM Information - in case you did not see this

check out the Windows Team Blog post about Windows 7 RTM:...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 07/14/2009

Downloading and Installing VS 2010 Beta 1 Video

Episode 20: Downloading and Installing Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 is here!...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 05/20/2009

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 - AVAILABLE NOW on MSDN Subscriber Downloads

Experience the Visual Studio 2010 beta now Read more about how to give us feedback at the Visual...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 05/18/2009

It's Alive!

We just published the RC bits for Windows 7! More details to follow...2009/04/30 11:55pm PDT -...

Author: Chris Deluca Date: 04/30/2009

Windows 7 RC on track for release to Subscribers on April 30th

You may have seen on the Windows 7 Blog, but it is now confirmed that the Windows 7 RC is on track...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 04/25/2009

MSDN Subscriptions web site - February 2009 release

Some of you may or may not have noticed our February release go out last week. The release itself is...

Author: Chris Deluca Date: 03/11/2009

MSDN Subscribers: Windows 7 Beta Downloads, Keys, and Providing Feedback

Many of you have successfully found the Windows 7 Beta Downloads and Keys, but some have not. Also,...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 01/09/2009

Windows 7 has been posted!

Demand for Windows 7 Beta has been strong so far! If you have already downloaded the bits, we look...

Author: Mike Kinsman Date: 01/08/2009

MSDN Subscriptions Website Overhaul

Notice anything different? The MSDN Subscriptions website has been updated. These updates are...

Author: Kathy[msft] Date: 12/17/2008

New Subscriptions RSS Feeds!

Today the Subscriptions team is launching new RSS feeds for newly posted items in MSDN, TechNet, and...

Author: Mike Kinsman Date: 11/21/2008

InstaSurvey 7002 (Newly Added Subscriber Files) RESULTS

http://blogs.msdn.com/msdnsubscriptions/archive/2008/09/25/it-is-time-for-another-survey-instasurvey...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 11/07/2008

Subscriptions sign in and Windows LiveId issues should be completely resolved now

As I have posted elsewhere, fixes for all of our Subscriptions web site and Windows LiveId sign in...

Author: Chris Deluca Date: 10/28/2008

Are you having LiveId/downloading issues?

There have been multiple posts by people that all claim something similar: “…I am properly signed in...

Author: Chris Deluca Date: 10/09/2008

Subscriptions Downloads and Personalization issue resolved - Last Updated: 2008/10/04 @ 7:41pm PST

7:41pm :: We have received notification from our Ops team that the failure on our servers has been...

Author: Chris Deluca Date: 10/04/2008

If you get the "Windows LiveID is unavailable" message.....

Clear your cookies, close all open browser instances and try again. Occasionally there is an issue...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 10/03/2008

It is time for another Survey. InstaSurvey 7002 - "Newly Added"

We really appreciate the great feedback that the Subscriber community has provided on the new...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 09/26/2008

Subscribers will not be able to download Saturday during scheduled maintenance

Due to scheduled maintenance activities this weekend, MSDN, TechNet, and Expression Subscribers will...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 09/19/2008

InstaSurvey 7002 - New Subscriber Downloads content display

The subscriber community provided GREAT feedback and suggestions on the design of the new subscriber...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 09/16/2008

Some issues from last weekend's release have been reported

Teams are actively working to resolve a few types of reported issues, most related to the MSDN...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 09/10/2008

Subscribers will have limited site functionality this weekend [COMPLETE]

Due to scheduled release activities for the authorization systems this weekend, MSDN, TechNet, and...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 09/04/2008

Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 files are also now available

From Top Subscriber Downloads list on lower left of...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 08/11/2008

SQL Server 2008 Now Available on Subscriber Downloads

If you haven't noticed.... English downloads are available now and additional languages will be...

Author: SubscriptionsBlogger2 Date: 08/06/2008

Meet with me using Live Meeting!

The Doctor is: OUT I have left the support stand. I will schedule more Live Meeting sessions very...

Author: Chris Deluca Date: 07/30/2008

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