Microsoft Renews The Ultimate Steal Promotion

Microsoft has renewed their Ultimate Steal promotion. It offers students or anyone with a .EDU email address its Office Ultimate 2007 package for $59.95. The retail for this package is $680.

Microsoft will also add Microsoft Visio Professional 2007 design package, Microsoft Office Language Pack 2007 and Windows Vista Ultimate Upgrade beginning September 8, 2008.

Software Specifications

Microsoft® Office Ultimate 2007 (USD$59.95): Perpetual license, which includes the following applications:

  • Access® 2007
  • Accounting Express 2008 *(see Obtaining Software below)
  • Excel® 2007
  • InfoPath® 2007
  • Groove® 2007
  • OneNote® 2007
  • Outlook® 2007 with Business Contact Manager
  • PowerPoint® 2007
  • Publisher 2007
  • Word 2007

Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007 (USD$55.95): Perpetual license, which includes the following application:

  • Visio® Professional 2007

Microsoft Office Language Pack 2007 (USD$9.95): Perpetual license for a single language pack, which includes the following application:

  • Office Language Pack 2007

Windows Vista® Ultimate Upgrade (USD$64.95): Perpetual license, which includes the following application:

  • Windows Vista® Ultimate Upgrade*

*You must be a licensed user of one of the following products to be eligible for purchase of Windows Vista Ultimate Upgrade License.

Promotion Duration

This offer commences on July 1, 2008 and all purchases must be made via the Promotion web site by December 31, 2010 at which time the offer ends.

Promotion Eligibility

This offer is good only to eligible students who attend an educational institution geographically located in the United States. This offer is non-transferable. One of each product may be purchased per eligible student (but not required).

The following conditions serve to define student eligibility for the promotion:

1. .edu: Individual must possess a valid e-mail address at a U.S. educational institution which contains the domain suffix .edu; OR
Pre-Approved School List: Enrolled in a U.S. educational institution included on the pre-approved school list; OR
Submission of school enrollment: Submit verifiable school enrollment via the validation process; AND

2. Individual must be a student at a U.S. educational institution and must be actively enrolled in at least 0.5 course credit and be able to provide proof of enrollment upon request. Microsoft or an appointed vendor may contact you to verify that you are a current student. If documentation is not provided indicating that you are a current student, you will be liable to reimburse Microsoft for the difference between what you paid and the estimated retail price of the software.

Obtaining Software

Eligible students can obtain the software by downloading or ordering a disk from the official Promotion web site. The cost for ordering disk(s) is USD$13.00. Microsoft Office Language Pack 2007 is not available on disk.
*Business Contact Manager and Office Accounting Express requires a separate download. If ordering a disk, Business Contact Manager and Office Accounting Express are each included on separate disks.

For more information visit the Microsoft Ultimate Steal web site.