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Compo Microsoft is offering you the chance to cruise the streets of Britain in a Ferrari and all you have to do is get more tech skills.

Oooooooooh. Nice.

The Microsoft Virtual Academy, where Microsoft houses its tech training materials, is running the prize draw for UK residents. To enter you must visit the MVA UK website, here, register and enter the special code: MVAUKREG. You can find a how-to video here.

Bag yourself some from the wide range of free courses available and you can go into the draw to win one of the excellent prizes on offer. The grand prize is the loan of a Ferrari for a weekend of fun, extravagance and top-level posing. The car is provided by Dreamcarhire.com, which has quite a range of motorised beasts for you to peruse.

Brace yourself

Five runners-up will win a Nokia Lumia 800, the lovely new smartphone from the Nokia and Microsoft camp. So get skilled up for the future and stand a chance of winning poseur of the year. The draw closes on April 30th 2012.

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