DOT-COMmunICaTions' 3R-iT Project is one of only a few Community Microsoft Registered Refurbishing Organisations within West Yorkshire.
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The Community MAR programme authorises eligible refurbishers to install licenced copies of Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Professional, Windows 7 Professional and Microsoft Office Standard on eligible refurbished computers for a small fee. Community MARs work with both original owners and eligible recipients:
To be eligible to receive Microsoft software with your refurbished equipment you have to be:
in receipt of any of the following benefits: (If requested, you will need to provide evidence of this.)
For more information about who is eligible, please visit the Microsoft Community Refurbisher site.
Often, the original owner of a computer no longer has the computer's original media and documentation. In accordance with Microsoft licensing rules with these operating systems, both the original media and Certificate of Authenticity (COA) are required for the license to be transferred. For more information about Microsoft's licensing requirements, visit http://tinyurl.com/marlicense.
The Windows™ XP Professional operating system is available for all refurbished computers distributed to eligible charities and individuals through the programme, Windows 2000 is also available for lower specification machines.
Windows™ 7 Professional is also available for installing on suitable systems for an additional charge
Microsoft Office Basic is currently available for computers supplied to eligible charitable organisations and other Microsoft-specially approved recipients, but not for eligible academic recipients (such as students or school children). There is a small additional charge for this service.
NOTE: All programs including the Operating System comes pre-installed on your new computer, we do not supply disks.
Microsoft Packages can be installed in either Arabic, Czech, English, Polish or Russian if required. Please state at time of ordering if required. We currently supply PCs with an operating system only in those languages at present. However, if there is sufficient demand for one of the other languages listed below, please contact us and we will attempt to obtain it.
What other languages are Microsoft Products available in?
Windows 2000 Professional is available in Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, French (Canadian), German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish, Spanish (LATAM), Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Traditional Chinese Hong Kong, and Turkish.
Windows XP Professional is available in Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Traditional Chinese Hong Kong, and Turkish.