Microsoft Cuts Support For Windows Server 2000

Microsoft has withdrawn its support for Windows Server 2000, technology news website eSecurity Planet reported on Tuesday.

According to the official help and support page, Microsoft has stated that users of Windows Server 2000 can now nly oaccess online self-help, and support for Windows Server 2003 has been also cut by the company.

Although the company will offer free updates for security and paid support for the Windows Server 2003 pack until July 2015, users of 2000 version will not have access to any free or paid updates, hot-fixes or support.

According to Gareth Hall, service product manager for Microsoft’s Windows in the United Kingdom, companies that still use Windows Server 2000 operating systems can face a number of problems due to lack of mainstream support for the software pack.