As far as I know, there are no new testers being accepted.
But you can register here: http://connect.microsoft.com/
As for unauthorized sources (anything outside of Microsoft)?
Unreliable at best.
While most may be true to original, some may be tampered by the unscrupulous
person distributing unauthorized software.
Without that assurance, bugs are unreliable.
Further, I would question the integrity of anyone who feels the need to get
software from an unauthorized distributor and report bugs or other issues.
What else may they do that may corrupt the data?
Getting it is bad enough, but the potential for corrupting valuable data is
Jupiter Jones [MVP] http://www3.telus.net/dandemar http://www.dts-l.org
"AMDX2" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> If people have Vista beta 2 and they got it somewhere else then MS, so you
> know that would mean like from nntp or whatever, I'm curious as to if MS
> cares like for those people to submit bug reports and feedback using the
> feedback link and bug reporting tool? I know they don't like how people
> download it that way. I'm just wondering about how it's looked upon for
> feedback and bug reports in those cases.
> Also how can you get on beta team with MS so you can offically test for MS
> and give them feedback plus bug reports?