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Partner Up on XP Exam

Two can take Microsoft's Exam 70-270 for the price of single exam; available for limited time.

Microsoft is offering Exam 70-270, Installing, Configuring, and Administering Windows XP Professional, in a special promotion in which two candidates can take the exam for the price of one exam. The 2-for-1 exam offer is available only at Prometric centers worldwide.

According to information on the MCP Web site, a candidate only needs to register for exam 70-270 at a Prometric center before May 31, 2005. Registration then triggers an e-mail with a promotional code that the candidate can pass on a second candidate. When the first candidate actually takes the exam, he gets another e-mail containing an e-voucher for the same exam, which can be forwarded to the second candidate.

The first candidate must take the exam by June 30; the second candidate must use the e-voucher for exam 70-270 only, and must redeem it before November 30, 2005.

Exam 70-270 is one of several core exam options for the MCSA and MCSE credentials.

To read more about the offer, go to http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/offers/mcp/ and click on the "Get 2-for-1 MCP Exams" link. For more information on exam 70-270: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/exams/70-270.asp.

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Reader Comments:

Tue, Mar 15, 2005 DMK New England

Good move to incent firms that manage thier resources to capitalize on offerings like this. Would like to see more of these type of programs in the future.

Fri, Feb 18, 2005 mcse Anonymous

Not only do you have to take the test within a certain date, your freebie partner has to take it within a certain date and here's the real catch, the sun, earth, jupiter and your ANUS all have to be lined up just right!!! thanks for the break billy!!!

Fri, Feb 18, 2005 Peter Charlotte, nc

I take what ever break I can get. The tests are extremely over priced to begin with.

Thu, Feb 17, 2005 Puddin' Tayne WayCross

This is just goofy! C'mon, Bill...Give us a break. Why don't you just go ahead and give your 'aprentices' a real break, Cheapness!

Thu, Feb 17, 2005 Sean Auckland, New Zealand

This is a nice attempt by microsoft altho the first candidate doesnt benefit, why cant they offera 50% discount to each. That would be more helpful and beneficial to both candidates. Im not going to pay n then give freebie to someone else thanks

Wed, Feb 16, 2005 Mubasshir Qatar

good

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