Free Software Licenses!

Discussion in 'General Topics' started by Paul Wilders, Mar 27, 2005.

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  1. Paul Wilders

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    Ladies and Gents,

    As you may have noticed, the number of registered members over on this board is growing rapidly - especially taking into account we are one of the very few boards on the web allowing guests to post without an obligation to sign up as a member.

    30,000 registered members is a milestone in this context, and as a token from our appreciation to all members who signed up, we are giving away - at random of course - free one-year software licenses as well as free one-year hosting packages. In effect:

    100 free personal licenses for NOD32;
    25 free personal licenses for Port Explorer;
    15 free personal licenses for RegDefend;
    10 free personal licenses for CryptoSuite;
    10 free personal licenses for LooknStop;
    5 basic yearly accounts for LiquidWeb shared servers.

    At random drawing from the lucky winners will take place somewhere on April 14th. 2005. All who are registered over here as a member at that time will participate in this give away, with exception from those very few being banned from this board.

    Some additional information:

    1. We will filter out possible double memberships from one and the same person. Signing up once or more will not double chances to win;

    2. Email addresses that do bounce for whatever reason are out of competition;

    3. Winners who have not replied to our email stating they are a winner within 14 days will be out of competition;

    4. Winners will be asked to provide their real name and their ISP email address. Web based email addresses are not allowed.

    5. In order to inform all registered members, all will receive an email about this give away.

    Finally, our decisions as for this give away are not open for discussion.

    We do hope you will appreciate this initiative and wish you luck!

    On behalf of our staff,

    Paul Wilders
     
  2. Infinity

    Infinity Registered Member

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    Thanx Paul and other admins for this generous gesture!!


    you guys very well deserve the 30000 members

    :cool:
     
  3. rdsu

    rdsu Registered Member

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    What's that can I say more for beyond that this is my favorite forum on the Web... :D

    Thanks to Paul Wilders and involved Companies ;)
     
  4. bigbuck

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    Yep! Many thanks to Paul, all the Forum Staff and the Companies who donated!
    Cheers,
    Brad.
     
  5. Oleg

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    This Is great idea,but why not offer Dr. Web licenses as well?
    I would be very intersted.
     
  6. Infinity

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    NICE! Good luck to all!
     
  8. Paul Wilders

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    It's a matter of principle to avoid conflicts of interest on this board. We easily could have doubled or tripled the number at the least of free licenses in this context taking your route - Dr. Web, KAV, you name them. We have chosen to host just one AV/AT/Firewall etc. support forum over here. Thus, taking the straight forward route we do provide free licenses for those only as well. I'm pretty sure other security software vendors do have the means and possibilities to do one and the same over on their support forums.

    Up front, plain and straight forward is the way we run this place. Hope you do understand.

    regards,

    paul
     
  9. Paul Wilders

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    Couldn't agree more. Best of luck to all of you!

    regards,

    paul
     
  10. Zhen-Xjell

    Zhen-Xjell Security Expert

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    Congratulations to the entire Wilders community! I recall the days of yore prior to YaBB perl based... Wow, how time has been very good!
     
  11. nelamvr6

    nelamvr6 Registered Member

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    Just one quick question:

    Why not allow web-based email addresses for the winners?

    Just curious.
     
  12. Infinity

    Infinity Registered Member

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    Cause it is a gift and you cannot discuss gifts...
     
  13. nixie21

    nixie21 Registered Member

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    Thanks for the giveaway.....hope I am lucky :D
     
  14. hayc59

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    *Good Luck Everyone!!:cool:
     
  15. Hezakiah

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    Yes, good luck to everyone, especially me! :D
     
  16. megavortex

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    This is awesome! :)
     
  17. Mele20

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    So, if web based email addresses are not allowed for winners, does that mean I have to change my email address with you which is web based in order to be eligible for the drawing? The wording you used about this is confusing.

    I think it is great that Wilders is close to 30,000 members! I also think it very commendable that Wilders, like dslr, allows anon posts. I wish more sites did. I bet most anon posters end up members anyhow once they see how great this site is (and dslr too) and they are not discouraged when they first come here by having to join to post.

    All the goodies look neat! I only wish Process Guard was among them! :D
     
  18. subferno

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    This news is awesome. I guess I better change my email address then if Yahoo isnt going to be accepted.
     
  19. myluvnttl

    myluvnttl Registered Member

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    So hotmail.com is NOT allowo_Oo_O?
     
  20. snowbound

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    Right. ;)

    As said, webmail accounts are not allowed.



    snowbound
     
  21. Oleg

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    Sorry I did not know Dr. Web bad ani-virus I will switch to NOD.
     
  22. snowbound

    snowbound Retired Moderator

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    Oleg,

    Dr. Web is not a bad AV. On the contrary, IMHO, it is a very good one. Paul explained in #10 why and what is being offered.


    snowbound
     
  23. dog

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    Hi Deerfern1, ;)

    I have split/moved your post Here, so it won't get lost amongst this thread, and will receive proper attention.

    I titled it - User Account Help Please - in the general forum, you will find it at the link above. ;)

    Regards,

    Steve

    Ps. Good Luck to Everyone! :)
     
  24. CartoonBoy

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    I'VE WON ! I'VE WON !






    ....just practicing! LOL!!

    Yeh good luck everyone and thanks to all involved ;)
     
  25. Marja

    Marja Honestly, I'm not a bot!!

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    LOL!!LOLOLOLOL!!! YOU CRACK ME UP, CARTOONBOY!

    BUT, YEAH! THOSE ARE SOME GOOD PRIZES!! GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!

    HEY, CB, WHO'S WATCHING THE SHIP??:eek::eek:

    SEE YA WOULND'T WANT TO BE YA, WHEN THE CAPTAIN CATCHES UP WITH YA!!!


    ~FLAP,FLAP,FLAP~ THERE HE GOES!!!!
     
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