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Vista, Windows 7 Support Dates Refined

The software business is a non-stop treadmill of new releases and forced upgrades. Also inevitable is when support ultimately ends, leaving you holding the bag for broken or cracked software.

With that in mind, news is coming out about slight refinements to the end-of-life policies for Windows Vista and Win 7.

Here are the pertinent dates: Vista SP2 mainstream supports disappears this April, while extended support labors on for five more years.

Similarly, Windows 7 loses mainstream support in January 2015, with extended support pressing forward till the start of 2020.

For an in-depth look at supporting old software, largely driven by you, the Redmond Report reader, click here.

Posted by Doug Barney on 02/29/2012 at 1:19 PM


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