MyCERT Advisories


MyCERT Advisories, Alerts and Summaries for the year 2017

MA-651.032017: MyCERT Advisory – Microsoft Ending Support for Windows Vista

Date first published: 21/3/2017


1.0 Introduction
After April 11, 2017, Microsoft is ending support for the Windows Vista operating system.


2.0 Impact
After this date, this product will no longer receive:
 Security updates,
 Non-security hotfixes,
 Free or paid assisted support options, or
 Online technical content updates from Microsoft.


3.0 Affected Products
  • Microsoft Windows Vista

4.0 Recommendations
Users and administrators are encouraged to upgrade to a currently supported operating system. For more information, see Microsoft's Vista support and product lifecycle articles: 



Generally, MyCERT advises the users of this software to be updated with the latest security announcements by the vendor and follow best practice security policies to determine which updates should be applied.

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5.0 References