Hello Everyone,

There has never been a better time to move your MSDN AA subscription to ELMS (e-academy License Management System) because as from Thursday 5th February Windows 7 Beta will be available for distribution.

To make Windows 7 Beta available on your storefront please follow the steps below:

Step 1: Login as the Administrator
Step 2: Click on the Hosted ELMS icon on the right side of the administration page
Step 3: Select Windows 7 Beta from the product list
Step 4: Click on the button Enable Selected

(Please note that Windows 7 Beta is only available in English, German and Japanese.)

In addition to Windows 7 Beta, the following products are also available for distribution:

· XNA Game Studio 3.0

· Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008 Academic Edition

· CCR and DSS Toolkit 2008

Information about ELMS and Hosted ELMS

Host MSDN AA software remotely through Hosted ELMS (e-academy License Management System).   Hosted ELMS provides administrators a remote server to enable direct download distribution without a local server on campus.  Transition your ELMS Account with these how-to guide and videos.

How-to Guides for accessing MSDN AA software.  Help your students help themselves with these how-to guides and videos.

As always, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email on

Best wishes,