Monday, 3 October 2011

Finally! Zune Pass is Available to Canucks?!?

Microsoft announced last week that we would be getting the new Zune Pass today. After checking earlier this morning the old page was still there.

October 3: 1030Hrs

Not any more!


Oops . . . click on the Get Zune Music Pass link and we get:


Just in case, we signed in using the LiveID that is hooked into both the ZuneHD and the HTC HD7 devices.

And we waited:


And waited . . . and waited. :(

Eventually we saw the first page above with the get it button. And then back to square one: Country not supported.

October 3: 1500Hrs

We now see the following after a long wait:


After selecting the 12-month option and clicking next we were presented with a credit card verification page. We verified that everything was correct and then after waiting yet again:


There must be more than a few Canucks attempting to get one their Zune Passes as the servers are seemingly overloaded! :(

We will try again later on tonight. Hopefully things will not be so overloaded.

Philip Elder
Microsoft Small Business Specialists
Co-Author: SBS 2008 Blueprint Book

*Our original iMac was stolen (previous blog post). We now have a new MacBook Pro courtesy of Vlad Mazek, owner of OWN.

Windows Live Writer

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