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