+ Post New Thread
Page 5 of 9 FirstFirst 123456789 LastLast
Results 61 to 75 of 128
Hardware Thread, Ridiculously low pricing on Surface RT for UK Edu this summer in Technical; Originally Posted by SYSMAN_MK Looks like the orders are coming through. Just recieved mine. Originally Posted by SYSMAN_MK Just emailed ...
  1. #61

    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Surrey
    Posts
    44
    Thank Post
    25
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Rep Power
    6
    Quote Originally Posted by SYSMAN_MK View Post
    Looks like the orders are coming through. Just recieved mine.
    Quote Originally Posted by SYSMAN_MK View Post
    Just emailed the quote. Got a reply confirming the order and now its turned up.
    When did you place your order/email the quote?

  2. #62

    SYSMAN_MK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Posts
    4,006
    Thank Post
    490
    Thanked 1,344 Times in 730 Posts
    Rep Power
    429
    Order Sent on the 8th July Confirmation email received on 12th July

  3. #63

    AngryTechnician's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    3,730
    Thank Post
    698
    Thanked 1,212 Times in 761 Posts
    Rep Power
    395
    I still haven't had a full confirmation, despite ordering 5 weeks ago and following up a second time a few weeks later as per my earlier post. I never even got any response from that one.

    I've pretty much given up hope of our order ever arriving at this point.
    Last edited by AngryTechnician; 1st August 2013 at 10:23 AM.

  4. #64
    FishCustard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Croydon
    Posts
    425
    Thank Post
    74
    Thanked 42 Times in 38 Posts
    Rep Power
    19
    Quote Originally Posted by AngryTechnician View Post
    I still haven't had a full confirmation, despite ordering 5 weeks ago and following up a second time a few weeks later as per my earlier post. I never even got any response from that one.

    I've pretty much given up hope of our order ever arriving at this point.
    ^What the man said.^

    We got a 'we've got your order' email, but nothing since then...

  5. #65

    SYNACK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    11,204
    Thank Post
    876
    Thanked 2,729 Times in 2,308 Posts
    Blog Entries
    11
    Rep Power
    782
    Great hardware, alright software and free office, overall a great value proposition only sabotaged by it's lack of management options.
    Last edited by SYNACK; 1st August 2013 at 12:24 PM.

  6. #66
    robjduk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    466
    Thank Post
    17
    Thanked 68 Times in 53 Posts
    Rep Power
    23
    I would say sabotaged by whatever goons are running this promotion to schools. Put in box, post and send a bill really isn't that hard to do.

  7. #67
    kearton's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Yorkshire, via NZ ;)
    Posts
    882
    Thank Post
    172
    Thanked 107 Times in 89 Posts
    Rep Power
    46
    I emailed Anthony this morning to chase up our order and got this response...

    From: Anthony Nneke (Brook Street) [mailto:v-anneke@microsoft.com]
    Sent: 02 August 2013 09:08
    To:
    Subject: RE: Surface Order

    Hi,

    Thanks for letting me know, if you can advise when your order was placed, I will chase up. Apologies for the delay or lack of response you have had from the surface Education team, they are experiencing a high volume of orders and are working on a backlog of orders. If you do speak to respective network managers at Edugeek can you advise them to contact me if they have not had responses like yourself.


    Kind Regards

    Anthony Nneke
    Consultant Internal Schools Business Manager,
    tel: +44 118 9094 265
    v-anneke@microsoft.com | schools blog
    https://twitter.com/anthonynneke

  8. #68
    robjduk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    466
    Thank Post
    17
    Thanked 68 Times in 53 Posts
    Rep Power
    23
    emailed him about 3 times in the last 9 days and the responses have dried up. Sadly this division of Microsoft couldn't organise a hardware sale out of a purpose built storage depo.

    Anyone else seen or heard about their order? I don't even care if they are cancelled, I just want to know. I just have this fear they are going to turn up in September and I will have to pay for them out of next year's budget. They were a nice I have some budget left purchase, not a 1st week of the new budget must have.

    Trying to stay calm about it but I have had a better customer experience from PayPal (anyone ever had a problem with ebay will know what I mean).

  9. #69

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Devon
    Posts
    236
    Thank Post
    0
    Thanked 17 Times in 16 Posts
    Rep Power
    12
    Ours have turned up out of the blue whilst I was away, so I would imagine yours will be getting there at some point!

  10. #70


    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    3,193
    Thank Post
    283
    Thanked 861 Times in 644 Posts
    Rep Power
    336
    We only ordered a couple, four turned up but only two of the softtouch keyboards.

  11. #71

    fiza's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    London
    Posts
    2,196
    Thank Post
    440
    Thanked 318 Times in 269 Posts
    Rep Power
    153
    We emailed our order on 4th July. Got an email back 18th July to say they were reviewing our order but have not heard anything since. Just emailed Anthony Nneke to see what is going on.

  12. #72

    SYSMAN_MK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Posts
    4,006
    Thank Post
    490
    Thanked 1,344 Times in 730 Posts
    Rep Power
    429
    Quote Originally Posted by pcstru View Post
    We only ordered a couple, four turned up but only two of the softtouch keyboards.
    Just received a second unordered one as well! Have a feeling that chasing the order has generated a second order somehow. Emailed them about it and just got a reply saying look at the t&cs. O_o

  13. #73


    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    51.403651, -0.515458
    Posts
    9,126
    Thank Post
    232
    Thanked 2,734 Times in 2,015 Posts
    Rep Power
    799
    Quote Originally Posted by SYSMAN_MK View Post
    Just received a second unordered one as well!
    Buy one, get one free?

  14. #74

    AngryTechnician's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    3,730
    Thank Post
    698
    Thanked 1,212 Times in 761 Posts
    Rep Power
    395
    Ours turned up a few days ago out of the blue. I never got a proper confirmation email, only the initial "thanks for your interest" email. I did chase it up with Anthony though so that may be why it didn't follow the stated procedure.

  15. #75
    gshaw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Essex
    Posts
    2,666
    Thank Post
    167
    Thanked 221 Times in 204 Posts
    Rep Power
    67
    Received ours OK after about 2 weeks, upgraded both to 8.1 Beta and going out to staff soon.

    My thoughts on the RT - love the form factor but find that outside of MS Office and OneNote I need Win8 Pro, if only MS could make a mid range i3 Surface in the RT form factor I'd be sold for sure

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

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
  •