Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Windows Vista RTM Support Ended

Mainstream support for all copies of Windows Vista (Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate) ended on April 13, 2010, unless you have upgraded to Service Pack 1 or higher.

Following is a chart from the Microsoft Support Lifecycle website that helps explain what is lost when Mainstream support ends:


In order to access updates on Windows Update, it is important to update to Service Pack 1 (SP1) which extends Mainstream Support for Windows Vista to July, 2011. Following SP1 installation, upgrade to Service Pack 2 (SP2 requires SP1 installation first). SP2 support is currently supported until April 2012. After that date, Extended Support is only available to Windows Vista Business/Enterprise to 2017.

Remember - "A day without laughter is a day wasted."
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