+ Post New Thread
Page 4 of 9 FirstFirst 12345678 ... LastLast
Results 46 to 60 of 128
Hardware Thread, Ridiculously low pricing on Surface RT for UK Edu this summer in Technical; Talking to Anthony Nneke from Microsoft tells me that the email is case sensitive and it should be surfaceEDU@microsoft.com I ...
  1. #46
    chazzy2501's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    South West
    Posts
    1,774
    Thank Post
    212
    Thanked 263 Times in 213 Posts
    Rep Power
    67
    Talking to Anthony Nneke from Microsoft tells me that the email is case sensitive and it should be surfaceEDU@microsoft.com I guess they have a special filter rule?

  2. #47
    BKGarry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Kent
    Posts
    908
    Thank Post
    92
    Thanked 118 Times in 95 Posts
    Rep Power
    46
    Quote Originally Posted by chazzy2501 View Post
    Talking to Anthony Nneke from Microsoft tells me that the email is case sensitive and it should be surfaceEDU@microsoft.com I guess they have a special filter rule?
    Annoying much,

    As replying to one email puts it all in lowercase, so have to retype the address and kill the auto fill.

  3. #48

    AngryTechnician's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    3,730
    Thank Post
    698
    Thanked 1,210 Times in 761 Posts
    Rep Power
    394
    Quote Originally Posted by chazzy2501 View Post
    Talking to Anthony Nneke from Microsoft tells me that the email is case sensitive and it should be surfaceEDU@microsoft.com I guess they have a special filter rule?
    I don't believe that for a second.

    For start, Microsoft surely must use Exchange internally, and Exchange addresses are not case sensitive. I don't think it's even possible to create a transport rule that is case sensitive.

    Secondly, I sent mine to surfaceedu@microsoft.com all in lowercase and got a response.

  4. #49
    robjduk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    377
    Thank Post
    11
    Thanked 58 Times in 45 Posts
    Rep Power
    16
    I ordered 7 and got the basic response. Not great really as the end of the financial year is about to hit so need to spend the cash now or start the new year in debt. Im going on twitter later on the hassle them.

  5. #50
    BKGarry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Kent
    Posts
    908
    Thank Post
    92
    Thanked 118 Times in 95 Posts
    Rep Power
    46
    I have a message on my voicemail about it, I hassled the education uk team, apparently it is a 17 working day delivery from confirmation of the order, but I have not had confirmation of the order, just a standard email about making sure the form is filled out.

  6. #51
    zag
    zag is offline
    zag's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    3,736
    Thank Post
    893
    Thanked 414 Times in 348 Posts
    Blog Entries
    12
    Rep Power
    85
    I would be careful with this offer, they are giving windows RT machines away at their partner conference as well.

    Stinks of trying to remove old stock to me, of a failed operating system.

  7. #52


    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    51.405546, -0.510212
    Posts
    8,706
    Thank Post
    220
    Thanked 2,615 Times in 1,926 Posts
    Rep Power
    777
    Quote Originally Posted by zag View Post
    I would be careful with this offer, they are giving Windows RT machines away at their partner conference as well.
    Google gave away Chromebook Pixel's at this year's I/O conference (and a Nexus 7, Nexus Q, Galaxy Nexus and Chromebox the previous year). Should I be careful with any of those?

    Quote Originally Posted by zag View Post
    Stinks of trying to remove old stock to me, of a failed operating system.
    What's wrong with that? Other companies do the same.
    Last edited by Arthur; 9th July 2013 at 01:36 PM.

  8. #53

    synaesthesia's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Northamptonshire
    Posts
    5,839
    Thank Post
    569
    Thanked 993 Times in 765 Posts
    Blog Entries
    15
    Rep Power
    460
    Hardly failed is it - and 133 is giving it away. If it will do a good job of something (which it certainly can if you put your mind to it) then nothing really stinks to me.

  9. #54

    sparkeh's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Posts
    6,713
    Thank Post
    1,266
    Thanked 1,637 Times in 1,094 Posts
    Blog Entries
    22
    Rep Power
    503
    Well yes RT has not gone down too well so yes I am not surprised that they are trying to clear stock, could be in preparation for the big push on Surface Pro aimed at business, coming next month: Surface Pro for enterprise: We name the dates and the lucky partners

  10. #55


    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    2,877
    Thank Post
    258
    Thanked 766 Times in 581 Posts
    Rep Power
    269
    Quote Originally Posted by zag View Post
    I would be careful with this offer, they are giving windows RT machines away at their partner conference as well.
    Stinks of trying to remove old stock to me, of a failed operating system.
    Maybe. Still 133 for an RT is a bargain. They are fine little tablets for browsing and email. That they come with office (albeit, 'student edition) is a huge bonus.

  11. #56
    rickjames's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    London
    Posts
    429
    Thank Post
    2
    Thanked 46 Times in 33 Posts
    Rep Power
    13

  12. #57
    robjduk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    377
    Thank Post
    11
    Thanked 58 Times in 45 Posts
    Rep Power
    16
    anyone got theirs yet? They took 3 weeks to tell me as we didn't have a VAT number and to resubmit the order even though as academy we don't have one so here we are at the beginning again. Im quite the Microsoft fanboy most the time but it takes them 3-4 weeks to tell me they cant take the order!

  13. #58

    SYSMAN_MK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Posts
    4,004
    Thank Post
    488
    Thanked 1,339 Times in 727 Posts
    Rep Power
    427
    Looks like the orders are coming through. Just recieved mine.

  14. #59

    fiza's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    London
    Posts
    2,063
    Thank Post
    391
    Thanked 301 Times in 255 Posts
    Rep Power
    150
    Quote Originally Posted by SYSMAN_MK View Post
    Looks like the orders are coming through. Just recieved mine.
    Did they deliver from what you put in the order or was there another step? We submitted our order and received a confirmation that they would be in touch. Should I expect a delivery then or are there other steps after submitting the order?

  15. #60

    SYSMAN_MK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Posts
    4,004
    Thank Post
    488
    Thanked 1,339 Times in 727 Posts
    Rep Power
    427
    Quote Originally Posted by fiza View Post
    Did they deliver from what you put in the order or was there another step? We submitted our order and received a confirmation that they would be in touch. Should I expect a delivery then or are there other steps after submitting the order?
    Just emailed the quote. Got a reply confirming the order and now its turned up.

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 4 of 9 FirstFirst 12345678 ... LastLast

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •