Microsoft’s support for Visual Studio 2005 ends April 2016


Microsoft will go to stop support for Visual Studio 2005 in the next month, which was released on October 2005. Microsoft is also planing to stop the support of.NET framework 2.0 on April 12th this year under certain configurations.

Support for Visual Studio 2005

Microsoft’s Eric Zajac , Senior Program Manager for Visual Studio , announced the news in Visual Studio blog on Friday. He said ” In line with our support policy, starting April 12th 2016 Microsoft will no longer provide security updates, technical support, or hotfixes, for all Visual Studio 2005 products and the redistributable components and runtimes included with them, including the following products

  • Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition
  • Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition
  • Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite
  • All Visual Studio 2005 Team Editions
  • Visual Studio 2005 Team Test Load Agent
  • Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Express Edition
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition “
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