Hotfix Info

Microsoft has communicated an update on the retirement date for WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007. The official retirement date is July 13th. That means roughly 3 additional months compared to the normal retirement timeframe of “Next Service Pack release date plus 12 months”. Official information can be found on the Microsoft lifecycle page.

As discussed by the Office Sustained Engineering group cumulative updates for all Office Products including WSS 3.0 and SharePoint 2007 will be released every second month. Yesterday we released the so called February 2010 Cumulative Update. It is highly recommended to install Service Pack 2 before installing this cumulative Update Details and download locations can […]

Here is some information from the Microsoft lifecycle page for WSS 3.0: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 1 11/12/2007 Support ends 12 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product’s support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at WSS 3.0 […]

We have recently discovered a bug with Service Pack 2 (SP2) that affects all customers that have deployed it for SharePoint Server 2007.  During the installation of SP2, a product expiration date is improperly activated. This means SharePoint will expire as though it was a trial installation 180 days after SP2 is deployed. The activation […]