Just FYI – Support Ending for the .NET Framework 4, 4.5, 4.5.1 @ January 12, 2016

Last year I blogged regarding the end of support for .Net Frameworks (4, 4,5 & 4.5.1), starting January 12, 2016 and it’s not far away – please there will be no longer provide security updates, technical support or hotfixes for .NET 4, 4.5, and 4.5.1 frameworks. All other framework versions, including 3.5, 4.5.2, 4.6 and…


Microsoft Support Lifecycle for Exchange Server family – Exchange Server 2003, 2007, 2010 & 2013

Visit the below Microsoft support lifecycle policy page to view Microsoft’s guidelines for product support from availability to end of product support lifecycle. I had added the support lifecycle policy information for the Exchange Server family of products. Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2010 Exchange Server 2007 Exchange Server 2003 For example, I enclosed Exchange…


Development : Is Visual Basic 6.0 Runtime still supported?

We get many request/references regarding support of Visual Basic 6.0 runtime support for various Microsoft Operating systems including MS Windows 7. There is a wonderful article regarding this MSDN article titled “Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows Vista, Windows”. It states that the “…Visual Basic team is committed to “It Just Works” compatibility…

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Support Guidelines : Microsoft Support Lifecycle policy for product support?

What do you mean by Microsoft Support Lifecycle policy? Microsoft Support Lifecycle policy provides consistent and predictable guidelines for product support availability when a product releases and throughout that product’s life. The Microsoft Support Lifecycle policy took effect in October 2002, and applies to most products currently available through retail purchase or volume licensing and…