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Microsoft Announces Extended Support for Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Media Center Edition


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Microsoft Announces Extended Support for Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Media Center Edition

REDMOND, Wash. — Jan. 24, 2007

 

Who: Microsoft Corp.

 

What: Today, Microsoft is announcing the addition of an Extended Support phase for the Windows® XP Home Edition and Windows XP Media Center Edition operating systems, providing consumers with an additional phase of support.

 

With the addition of Extended Support, the support life cycle for Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Media Center Edition will include a total of five years of Mainstream Support (until April 2009) and five years of Extended Support, matching the support policy provided for Windows XP Professional.

 

The Microsoft Support Lifecycle policy standardizes Microsoft® product support policies for business and developer products as well as for consumer, hardware, multimedia and Microsoft Dynamics™ products.

 

When: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007, 6 a.m. EST

 

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http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2...tWindowsMA.mspx

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I'm confused.

 

WinXP is extended to April 2009 - and does it get the 5 years of extended support AFTER that? Or is THAT the extended support?

 

The extended support for Win2K is thru June 30, 2010.

http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/serve...dedsupport.mspx

 

So, is XP supported for longer or less ? :)

 

If WinXP is supported for 5 years after 2009, they made a poor choice of words.

 

Lynn

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"With the addition of Extended Support, the support life cycle for Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Media Center Edition will include a total of five years of Mainstream Support (until April 2009) and five years of Extended Support, matching the support policy provided for Windows XP Professional."

 

(Text copied from the actual MS article)

 

I think what MS is saying is that the "Main Stream Support" will end in April 2009 and then there will be an extended support of 5 years AFTER that.

 

I could be wrong with that assumption but that's the way I read it, Lynn

 

Frank...

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