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​Microsoft only finished support for Office 2007 and Outlook 2007

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Microsoft is propelling business still on Outlook 2007 and Office 2007 to ascent as any of a products ran out of extended support on Tuesday.

That means no some-more confidence updates, underline updates, support or technical records for a products, that Microsoft has upheld for a past decade.

Microsoft wants business on Office 2007 to devise to quit to Office 365 in a cloud or to ascent to Office 2016.

Office 2007 introduced Microsoft’s “ribbon” interface that brought a array of tabbed toolbars with any badge containing associated buttons.

For business that have already use Office 365 that still use Outlook 2007, it will be critical to ascent by a finish of October, after that a product won’t concede users to entrance Exchange Online mailboxes yet a Office 365 portal.

“Customers who use Office 365 will have remarkable that there is a change to a upheld customer connectivity methods. Outlook Anywhere is being transposed with MAPI/HTTP. Outlook 2007 does not support MAPI/HTTP, and as such will be incompetent to connect,” Microsoft highlights in a send-off note for a email client.

Come Oct 31, Microsoft will dump support for a RPC over HTTP protocol, also famous as Outlook Anywhere, for accessing mail information from Exchange Online. The new protocol, MAPI over HTTP, is sturdier and supports multi-factor authentication for Office 365, according to Microsoft. Microsoft didn’t backport a tradition to Outlook 2007 as it would be past a extended support date by a time it cut off Outlook Anywhere.

Microsoft has a full list of Office 2007 products and their accurate cut off dates here and Outlook 2007 here.

Unlike prior years Microsoft is not charity craving business extended support for Office 2007 by a tradition support contracts. The same goes for a other Office products, including Exchange Server; Office Suites; SharePoint Server; Office Communications Server; Lync Server; Skype for Business Server; Project Server and Visio.

Microsoft pronounced direct for tradition support has declined with larger adoption of Office 365.


Office 2007 in action.

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