Windows Messenger 4.7 on Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2003 R2 – Support ends October 13, 2009

Support for Windows Messenger 4.7 running on Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2003 R2 will end on October 13, 2009. After October 13, 2009 Microsoft will not provide security updates or support for Windows Messenger 4.7 that is running on Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2003 R2.

Support for Windows Messenger 4.7 running on Windows XP will continue to be provided as part of the Mainstream Support phase and Extended Support phase for the operating system. This support continues because Windows Messenger 4.7 was included as a component of Windows XP.

If you are using Windows Messenger 4.7, we recommend that you upgrade to Windows Messenger 5.1 as soon as possible. For information about how to download Windows Messenger 5.1, please click here.

The Microsoft Support Lifecycle (MSL) policy provides transparent, predictable information about the support life cycle of Microsoft products. For more information about the Microsoft Support Lifecycle policy, visit the following Web site: http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle.

Last Review : March 15, 2013