Archived articles

This section of the Library contains archived articles. Some articles cover deprecated or superseded technologies, and some cover niche subject areas that you may still find interesting.

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Graphics Device Interface (GDI)
GDI+
Direct2D
Microsoft UDDI SDK Included with Microsoft BizTalk Server
Remote Installation Service Windows Deployment Services
Virtual Disk Service (VDS) Windows Storage Management
Terminal Services Remote Desktop Services
Windows Messaging (MAPI) Office MAPI
Windows Gadget Platform
Windows Sidebar
Windows Store apps

The following includes our archived articles.