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How to access the msdn academic alliance site
MSDN is available after the ADD/DROP period. So please wait until after that date before asking for access.
The MSDN AA site is located at: http://msdn07.e-academy.com/mcgill_csc
Click on Login
If you are taking a Computer Science course the you should have received an e-mail with the subject:
Subject: Welcome to MSDN Academic Alliance: Online Software System
giving you the details on how to login.
Your username is : email@example.com Your password is : XXXXXXXX
If for some reason you have lost that email or forgot your password then:
Click on I've forgotten my password!
and it will ask you to enter your firstname.lastname@example.org e-mail address.
If for some reason you did not receive the e-mail, then please send us the details as follows:
To: email@example.com From: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: MSDN problems I am taking the following CS cs course(s): csXXX, ... please add my e-mail to MSDN
Once in you can choose to download any software in the MSDN list.
If you have any other problems please contact email@example.com.
--Andrewb 14:45, 2 September 2011 (EST)