Microsoft Product Lifecycle : Visual Basic, Exchange Server and Outlook (various versions)


 



 


Microsoft Product Lifecycle for various versions of Visual Basic

 

























































Products Released

 


General Availability Date

 


Mainstream Support Retired

 


Extended Support Retired

 


Service Pack Retired

 


Notes

 


Visual Basic .NET 2002 Standard Edition

 


4/15/2002

 


7/10/2007

 


7/14/2009

 

   

Visual Basic .NET 2003 Standard Edition

 


7/10/2003

 


10/14/2008

 


10/8/2013

 

   

Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition

 


1/14/2006

 


4/12/2011

 


4/12/2016

 

   

Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition

 


2/19/2008

 


Review Note

 


Review Note

 

 

Mainstream support will end two years after the next version of this product is released. Extended support will end five years after mainstream support ends.

 


Visual Basic 6.0 Enterprise Edition

 


1/27/1999

 


3/31/2005

 


4/8/2008

 

   

Visual Basic 6.0 Standard Edition

 


1/27/1999

 


3/31/2005

 


4/8/2008

 

   


Microsoft Product Lifecycle for various versions of Exchange Server

 





































































































































































































Products Released

 


General Availability Date

 


Mainstream Support Retired

 


Extended Support Retired

 


Service Pack Retired

 


Notes

 


Exchange Server 2000 Service Pack 3

 


7/18/2002

 


Review Note

 


Review Note

 

 

Support ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product’s support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport .

 


Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2

 


10/19/2005

 


Review Note

 


Review Note

 

 

Support ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product’s support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport .

 


Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1

 


11/29/2007

 


Review Note

 


Review Note

 

 

Support ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product’s support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport .

 


Exchange Server 4.0 Standard Edition

 


6/11/1996

 


6/30/2003

 


Not Applicable

 

   

Exchange Server 5.0 Enterprise Edition

 


5/23/1997

 


12/31/2003

 


1/10/2006

 

 

Support for the Exchange 5.0 Outlook Web Access (OWA) client and Internet Information Server (IIS) 3.0 ended on March 31, 2000. (IIS 3.0 is a required component of Exchange 5.0 OWA.) We strongly recommend that customers who are running Exchange 5.0 OWA, upgrade to Internet Information Server 4.0 or later and Exchange 5.5 OWA.

 


Exchange Server 5.0 Standard Edition

 


5/23/1997

 


12/31/2003

 


1/10/2006

 

   

Exchange Server 5.5 Enterprise Edition

 


2/3/1998

 


12/31/2003

 


1/10/2006

 

   

Exchange Server 5.5 Standard Edition

 


2/3/1998

 


12/31/2003

 


1/10/2006

 

   

Forefront Security for Exchange Server

 


3/8/2007

 


4/10/2012

 


4/11/2017

 

   

Exchange Server 4.0 Service Pack 1

 


5/1/1996

 


Not Applicable

 


Not Applicable

 


12/31/1996

 

 

Exchange Server 4.0 Service Pack 2

 


7/19/1996

 


Not Applicable

 


Not Applicable

 


1/29/1997

 

 

Exchange Server 4.0 Service Pack 3

 


10/29/1996

 


Not Applicable

 


Not Applicable

 


6/28/1997

 

 

Exchange Server 5.0 Service Pack 1

 


6/18/1997

 


Not Applicable

 


Not Applicable

 


5/10/1998

 

 

Exchange Server 4.0 Service Pack 4

 


3/28/1997

 


Not Applicable

 


Not Applicable

 


8/5/1998

 

 

Exchange Server 5.5 Service Pack 1

 


8/5/1998

 


Not Applicable

 


Not Applicable

 


3/23/1999

 

 

Exchange Server 5.5 Service Pack 2

 


12/23/1998

 


Not Applicable

 


Not Applicable

 


12/9/1999

 

 

Exchange Server 5.5 Service Pack 3

 


9/9/1999

 


Not Applicable

 


Not Applicable

 


1/1/2001

 

 

Exchange Server 2000 Service Pack 1

 


6/21/2001

 


Not Applicable

 


Not Applicable

 


2/28/2002

 

 

Exchange Server 4.0 Service Pack 5

 


5/5/1998

 


Not Applicable

 


Not Applicable

 


6/30/2003

 

 

Exchange Server 2003 Enterprise Edition

 


9/28/2003

 


4/14/2009

 


4/8/2014

 


5/25/2005

 

 

Exchange Server 2003 Standard Edition

 


9/28/2003

 


4/14/2009

 


4/8/2014

 


5/25/2005

 

 

Exchange Server 5.0 Service Pack 2

 


2/10/1998

 


Not Applicable

 


Not Applicable

 


12/31/2005

 

 

Exchange Server 5.5 Service Pack 4

 


11/1/2000

 


Not Applicable

 


Not Applicable

 


12/31/2005

 

 

Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 1

 


5/25/2004

 


Not Applicable

 


Not Applicable

 


1/8/2008

 

 

Exchange Server 2007 Enterprise Edition

 


3/8/2007

 


4/10/2012

 


4/11/2017

 


1/13/2009

 

 

Exchange Server 2007 Standard Edition

 


3/8/2007

 


4/10/2012

 


4/11/2017

 


1/13/2009

 

 


 


Microsoft Product Lifecycle for various versions of Outlook

 










































































































Products Released

 


General Availability Date

 


Mainstream Support Retired

 


Extended Support Retired

 


Service Pack Retired

 


Notes

 


Outlook 97 Standard Edition

 


1/16/1997

 


12/31/2001

 


2/28/2002

 

   

Outlook Express 4.0 for Macintosh

 


1/6/1998

 


6/30/2003

 


Not Applicable

 

   

Outlook Express 4.0

 


4/21/1998

 


3/31/2003

 


Not Applicable

 

   

Outlook 98 Standard Edition

 


6/21/1998

 


1/16/2004

 


1/16/2004

 

   

Outlook Express 4.5 for Macintosh

 


1/5/1999

 


6/30/2003

 


Not Applicable

 

   

Outlook 2000 Standard Edition

 


6/27/1999

 


6/30/2004

 


7/14/2009

 

   

Outlook Express 5.0 Macintosh Edition

 


10/19/1999

 


6/30/2003

 


Not Applicable

 

   

Outlook 2002 Standard Edition

 


5/31/2001

 


7/11/2006

 


7/12/2011

 

   

Outlook Express 6.0

 


8/27/2001

 


Review Note

 


Review Note

 

 

Please review the Internet Explorer 6 information that is on the Select a Product for Lifecycle Information site at http://support.microsoft.com/gp/lifeselect or the Support Lifecycle Index site at http://support.microsoft.com/gp/lifeselectindex.

 


Outlook 2003

 


11/20/2003

 


4/14/2009

 


4/8/2014

 

   

Outlook 2007

 


1/27/2007

 


4/10/2012

 


4/11/2017

 

   

Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager

 


1/27/2007

 


4/10/2012

 


Not Applicable

 

   

Outlook 2007 with Interconnect

 


1/27/2007

 


4/10/2012

 


4/11/2017