Update : The 2nd Windows 8 exam (71-688) is not available anymore

By | October 16, 2012
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Update (Oct 17th) : Around 14:00 (CET) today I read on Tweakers that all the beta-slots are filled up. I’m curious if, just like with the Windows 7 beta’s, MS Learning will open up some more slots for the peers who were sleeping at the time the mail was received.

I know…some of you (including me) are still waiting for the final results of the Windows Server 2012 exams, but MS Learning just sent out an invite for a new (Windows 8) beta exam : the 70-688 : Managing and maintaining Windows 8. Too bad the exam information page is not yet available, but they told me it will be online soon.

Note : To be clear…I do not share the promotional code with you. If you want to be invited, just create a SME (Subject Matter Expert) profile here.

I received the message below earlier today. So if you normally would get the invites and didn’t already receive it, check your spam folder!

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When you pass both the 687 and the 688 you’ll receive the MCSA Windows 8 Certification!

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  • http://twitter.com/seb8iaan Sebastiaan v Putten

    Also received the invitation this morning and immediately scheduled the exam for the end of October. Unfortunately I didn’t did the 71-687 exam cause I could not attend teched (which was the only place to take this exam). So I’ve to find a moment to do this exam in it’s public form and eventualy earn the MCSA – Windows 8 credential.

  • Ron B

    Just came back from a 2 day meeting and notification was on one of my allturnate email addresses.
    Went to register and found my promo code invalid..crap. I’m in Western Canada

    • http://twitter.com/seb8iaan Sebastiaan v Putten

      That sucks! But probably you’re also interested in the exchange 2013 beta exams (71-341 & 71-342) for which the invitations has been sent 7 hours ago?