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Microsoft Puts Passel of Exams on Chopping Block

Included on list: 70-098, Windows 98 and exams for Exchange 5.0/5.5.

On July 2, Microsoft announced it will discontinue the following exams on June 30, 2003:
  • 70-056: Implementing and Supporting Web Sites Using Site Server 3.0
  • 70-057: Designing and Implementing Commerce Solutions with Site Server 3.0, Commerce Edition
  • 70-080: Implementing and Supporting Internet Explorer 5.0 by Using the Microsoft Internet Explorer Administration Kit
  • 70-081: Implementing and Supporting Exchange Server 5.5
  • 70-085: Implementing and Supporting SNA Server 4.0
  • 70-088: Implementing and Supporting Proxy Server 2.0
  • 70-091: Designing and Implementing Solutions with Office 2000 and Visual Basic for Applications
  • 70-098: Implementing and Supporting Windows 98
  • 70-105: Designing and Implementing Collaborative Solutions with Outlook 2000 and Exchange Server 5.5

While the exams will be retired next year, any certifications earned by these exams will remain valid, Microsoft said.

Microsoft typically limits exam discontinuation announcements to once a year, usually in June. (See "Discontinuation of Exams" on the Microsoft MCP Web site.)

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Michael Domingo has held several positions at 1105 Media, and is currently the editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine.

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