Microsoft Office XP transitions from Mainstream to Extended Support phase
Customer notification about the end of Mainstream Support for Microsoft Office XP products
Mainstream Support for Office XP is scheduled to end on July 11, 2006. After that date, Office XP will be in the Extended Support phase for 5 years — until July 12, 2011.
Microsoft is transitioning these products to the Extended Support phase as part of the Microsoft Support Lifecycle policy for Business and Developer Products. For more information about the Microsoft Support Lifecycle and Extended Support, visit http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/.