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  • "Braindumps"

    Any regular exam taker will know all about braindumps but for those who are first timers you may not.

    Basically, a braindump is a file that claims to contain real exam questions, answers and the correct answer. People (presumably with good memories) go in to a test and note things down afterwards (or a corrupt test centre allows a record to be made). The result is then sold from sites that promise guaranteed passes to exams

    Braindumps are ILLEGAL:
    When you sit an exam, you agree a license agreement not to reveal any of the content

    Braindumps are IMMORAL:
    They devalue certifications so people who study properly and pass on merit get treated the same as someone who has memorised some answers

    Braindumps are FLAWED:
    If you are stupid enough to pay for "the real answers", how do you know you will get real questions, real answers and the correct answer?

    This site does not tolerate:
    Requests for braindumps (warning or short ban issued, permanent ban for repeated requests)
    Offers of braindumps (permanent ban)
    Posts like "I just passed my xxxxx with 971 marks, couldnt have done it without using" (permanent ban)

    For the avoidance of doubt:
    Sites like Transcender, Self Test Software and Measure Up are Microsoft Certified Practice Test Providers (and the equivalent for other vendors) so are legally providing questions "similar" to those in the exams
    Last edited by Ossian; 6th March 2009, 09:18.
    Tom Jones
    MCT, MCSE (2000:Security & 2003), MCSA:Security & Messaging, MCDBA, MCDST, MCITP(EA, EMA, SA, EDA, ES, CS), MCTS, MCP, Sec+
    IT Trainer / Consultant
    Ossian Ltd

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