Microsoft Update (MU) SP1 Beta Program

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by madmatt, Dec 28, 2005.

  1. madmatt

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    I never get invited for the big beta programs (i.e. Vista or Office), but I do get invites for MU/WU! Lucky me.
     
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    woo, i'm jealous :)
     
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    Also on that test, looking forward to seeing what could possibly change :)
     
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    How cool of a job must it be to have the title of "Beta Coordinator" for Microsoft? :)

    Do you guys have any tips how I can get into this Beta testing loop? I have signed up for things whenever they are available, but have never been picked :(
     
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    Thank you. When I receive more information I will be sure to post.

    The best way to become eligible for betas is to keep an eye out for such invitations where they include the information, login using your Passport, and apply.
     
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    I have been applying any chance I get. Less of going to one of the events, WinHEC, PDC, others, I just have to wait and hope I get lucky I guess :s
     
  8. madmatt

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    For those of us on the beta team for this project... it is live and available.

     
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    Also on the beta, but didn't there was much information or anything that is radically different that could merit a post.

    Didn't even try to update my MU software, will say that the beta covers both Windowsupdate and Microsoftupdate though.
     
  10. madmatt

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    There aren't any visual improvements and it's hard to tell what improvements there are. It worked, so that's a good thing.
     
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    Well it is also possible that they just got the clone of the windowsupdate site live and we are currently using a different server which is still identical to the live.
     
  12. madmatt

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    The beta isn't that long... only about two weeks.