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Zune to Europe

by krootdude / September 16, 2008 3:01 AM PDT

I am a faithful Zune user living in Austria (central Europe) and I am having difficulties downloading/updating my nifty little Zune 80GB. What I want to ask is: Does anybody see the zune coming to Europe in the near future? In my opinion there would be a great market for the Zune here. I have met a lot of disappointed iPod users here, who would love to have a Zune.

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Accesss to Zune Marketplace outside of the US
by woodae / September 30, 2008 5:23 AM PDT
In reply to: Zune to Europe

Hi all,
I bought a Zune a few months ago knowing that I couldn't get access to the marketplace, but sure that there must be a way.
I spent a few hours researching a way to get it done and I have a very simple solution which I've written up in this blog post.
If you're outside the 'States now and want access to all the Zune goodies, have a read over here:
http://jampacked.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!1162AACD0EFCD09F!1117.entry

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Grest post for me too, thanks...
by fbbbb / September 30, 2008 9:46 AM PDT

... but those are way more hoops than I'd like. I really would like to try a Zune with the full range of services - and I do have a US credit card, but the IP (presumable) geolocation on top of that makes it pretty useless to me. I was wondering about the IP situation, and it was great to stumble across a post which answered this.

A great shame - and if we get it when MS apparently plans it, I believe we're looking at the end of the portable media-only-player market as we know it. Perhaps they're looking to unleash the Zune Phone upon us Europeans - that would be interesting.

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