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My promo code will work for those of you based in the UK. If you are based elsewhere then it's worth searching the blogs of other Microsoft Evangelists around the World as some of my peers have codes for their respective countries.
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The software is fully functional - there aren't any time limitations though it's licensed for evaluation purposes only