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Extended Security Updates and Configuration Manager (ESU)

Prepare now for end of support in 2019 and 2020 (updated April 1, 2019)

May Patch Tuesday updates are out with fix for new “ZombieLoad” CPU vulnerability

2019 SHA-2 Code Signing Support requirement for Windows and WSUS

TIMELINE:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4472027/2019-sha-2-code-signing-support-requirement-for-windows-and-wsus

SHA-2 Support for Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2: W2008 R2

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4484071

Customers running legacy OS versions (Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 SP2) will be required to have SHA-2 code signing support installed on their devices by July 2019. Any devices without SHA-2 support will not be offered Windows updates after July 2019.

Microsoft–EOL products in 1 year (Jan 2020)

The list of products which will transition out of extended support in January 2020 includes:

       Windows 2008

       Windows 2008 R2

       Windows 7

       Exchange 2010

Please note that Windows Vista, Office 2007 and Exchange 2007 previously exited out of extended support in 2017.

Office 2010 will exit out of support of the 13th of October 2020

2019 SHA-2 Code Signing Support requirement for Windows and WSUS

.NET Framework July 2018 Update