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In case you’ve forgotten, Microsoft will be ending support for these operating systems on July 13th. Windows 2000? If you're still running this I’d love to know why. Please put a comment on this post.
I’ve pasted some of the information below, if you want full details go to the website :
On July 13, 2010, the Extended Support phase for all editions of Windows 2000 Server and Windows 2000 Professional (including Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition, and, Microsoft Windows 2000 Server) will end.
Microsoft will no longer issue security updates or non-security hotfixes for Windows 2000 after this date. In addition, assisted support will no longer be available for this product.
Support for Windows XP SP2 will also end on July 13, 2010. This date was established when Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) was released on April 21, 2008.
Microsoft will no longer issue security updates or non-security hotfixes for Windows XP SP2 after this date.
At the end of the Extended Support phase for Windows 2000, customers will not have access to the following:
Support options for Windows 2000 after July 13, 2010:
For service packs, the end of support is 12 or 24 months after a new service pack is released. Support for the previous service pack is either 12 or 24 months, depending on the product family. At the end of support for a service pack, customers will not have access to the following:
Support options for Windows XP SP2 after July 13, 2010:
We Still run Windows 2000 on a computer that is used to control the air handling and heating/cooling system for that facility.
None of the equipment controllers software will run on anything other then Windows 2000 -
Because Microsoft's own software (Shared Computer Toolkit) does not "play" nice with it's own updates (XP SP3)!!! We have about 300 computers with the SC Toolkit installed. So, that's pretty cool huh!?!?
Thanks for the responses....
@Jeremy... the Shared Computer Toolkit has been updated with the Windows SteadyState 2.5