Microsoft plans to end the extended support for its operating system Windows Vista next month so that no further security updates will be released for the OS.
The client Windows lifecycle sheet on Microsoft’s website lists April 11, 2017 as the end of support. Microsoft will release security patches for Windows Vista on that day, and stop support for the operating system afterwards.
Windows Vista mainstream support, support that may add new features, drivers, and support for new technologies to the operating system, ended in 2012 already.
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