Jenil Vasani

A TECH STORY TELLER

End of Xp SP2 and Vista RTM

This year Microsoft is going to have number of Microsoft support life-cycle milestones. In order to make sure their customers are aware of the milestones and plan systems that they keep up access to Microsoft support and updates.

    Windows XP SP2 will no longer be supported Service Pack level by Windows XP computers. Customers running Windows XP SP2 or earlier versions need to upgrade themselves from Windows XP SP 2 to SP3 (or Windows Vista SP2 or Windows 7).
    Windows Vista RTM will no longer be supported and customers should upgrade to Windows Vista SP2.
    Extended support will end for Windows 2000 Server and Professional. Customers running Windows to migrate to a supported version of Windows to receive updates or support.

In many cases the cost in time and effort for migrating to a new service pack will prove business and consumer interest in migration to Windows 7.

Important dates
Windows XP SP2: 13th July 2010 (End of Main Stream Support)
Windows Vista RTM:13th April 2010 (End of Extended support)
Windows 2000 Server Professional SP4: 13th July 2010 (End of Extended support)
Windows 2000 Server:13th July 2010 (End of Extended support)

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February 10, 2010 - Posted by | Microsoft

1 Comment »

  1. Great article! Nice work

    Comment by Computer Repair | May 12, 2010 | Reply


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