Microsoft Ends Mainstream Support For Windows Vista

Posted on Apr 11 2012 - 7:19am by Editorial Staff

Microsoft support for Windows Vista is finally taking back stage as Windows Vista is moving out of the mainstream support period since it’s completed its five years of its release. Starting today, consumers will still get security updates for free, but everyone without a commercial support contract will need to pay for bug fixes or other patches. In April 2017, this “extended” support will also end, and both consumer and commercial users will be on their own, without security or other updates.

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