Trend Micro's official statement for Windows Vista's Consumer End of Support (EOS)

This article contains Trend Micro's official statement regarding Windows Vista's End of Support (EOS).


Microsoft Windows Vista EOS Announcement

Microsoft has announced that all official support for the Windows Vista OS will end on April 11, 2017, which includes all bug fixes and vulnerability patches. After April 11, any new vulnerability that may be discovered or targeted at Windows Vista will not be addressed by Microsoft and may be of concern to users, especially those who have not yet upgraded to the latest supported OS. You can refer to this article for more information about Microsoft’s announcement.

Trend Micro End of Support for Windows Vista

Trend Micro continues to recommend that users upgrade to the latest supported version of an OS as soon as possible, but also understands that not everyone is able to upgrade on a regular basis, especially on older machines. In order to help our consumers safely upgrade to the latest operating system, Trend Micro Security 2017 line of products can still be installed on Windows Vista machines but with limited technical support for issues that might be encountered.

What Happens To My Trend Micro Security Program After End of Support Date?

While our Internet security products can be installed on Windows Vista, we encourage all of our users to upgrade their PCs to a more modern operating system which will provide greater stability and security.

What Trend Micro Security Programs can be installed on Windows Vista?

Only the following programs can be installed on your computer running on Windows Vista:
Serial Number Starts with an 'X'
Maximum Security 2017
Serial Number Starts with a 'P'
Internet Security 2017
Serial Number Starts with an 'A'
Antivirus+ Security 2017

I Encountered An Issue With My Trend Micro Security Program

After the End of Support date, we will provide limited technical support for issues encountered on Windows Vista. Windows Vista users can visit esupport.trendmicro.com for technical solutions or can consider upgrading to the latest operating system to stay protected.

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Applies To: Antivirus+ Security - 2015, Antivirus+ Security - 2016, Antivirus+ Security - 2017;Internet Security - 2015, Internet Security - 2016, Internet Security - 2017;Maximum Security - 2015, Maximum Security - 2016, Maximum Security - 2017;Premium Security - 2015, Premium Security - 2016, Premium Security - 2017;Titanium AntiVirus + - All;Titanium Internet Security - All;Titanium Maximum Security - All;Titanium Premium Security - All;

Last Updated: Apr. 10, 2017 9:10 PM (PST)
Solution ID: 1117118