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Please [http://techrights.org/2010/12/04/products-killed-by-microsoft/ report items missing from this list].
Please [http://techrights.org/2010/12/04/products-killed-by-microsoft/ report items missing from this list].
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== 2008-2009 ==
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== 2011 ==
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* Dynamics ERP (mobile version) [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/29/dynamics-ax-dynamics-nav-eol/ 1] [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/27/dynamics-mobile-officially-dead/ 2]
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* Zune [http://techrights.org/2011/10/06/undeniable-linux-as-victor/ 1]
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* Dynamics Entrepreneur
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* Windows Live Gallery [http://techrights.org/2011/10/04/windows-live-gallery-is-dead/ 1]
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* Recite [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/02/microsoft-drops-recite/ 1]
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* Hohm [http://techrights.org/2011/07/05/hohm-is-dead/ 1]
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* Ensemble [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/15/ms-performancepoint-kaput/ 1] [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/05/internal-financial-prospective/ 2] [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/25/microsoft-demise-q1-09/ 3]
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* SideKick/Danger service [http://techrights.org/2011/03/01/axing-t-mobile-danger/ 1]
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* MSN Web Messenger [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/30/msn-web-messenger-canned/ 1]
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* Windows CardSpace (Windows InfoCard) [http://techrights.org/2011/02/19/infocard-falls-off-the-agenda/ 1]
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* MSN Groups
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* Unnamed flagship project in cloud computing [http://techrights.org/2011/01/01/foggy-cancellation/ 1]
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* MSN Direct [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/30/msn-direct-rip/ 1]
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* Pivot [http://techrights.org/2011/01/01/death-throes-for-microsoft-items/ 1]
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* Encarta [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/31/encarta-dies/ 1]
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* Popfly [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/19/popfly-dead-microsoft-to-report-fall/ 1] [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/25/microsoft-demise-q1-09/ 2]
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* Soapbox [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/22/soapbox-fail/ 1] [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/18/microsoft-product-firing-line-deux/ 2]
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* Microsoft Money [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/10/microsoft-money-axed/ 1] [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/14/ms-money-getting-the-chop/ 2]
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* Office Accounting [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/01/office-accounting-to-end/ 1]
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* Channel 8 and Channel 10 [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/01/channel-8-channel-10-no-signal/ 1]
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* Flight Simulator [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/15/ms-performancepoint-kaput/ 1]
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* Equipt [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/27/quick-mention-another-microsoft-product-dies/ 1]
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* Response Point [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/10/response-point-shut-down/ 1] [http://techrights.org/2010/05/16/no-response-point/ 2]
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* Live Search product upload tool [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/27/live-search-uploads-a-kaput/ 1]
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* Iowa Datacentre [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/25/microsoft-demise-q1-09/ 1]
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* adCenter Analytics [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/13/microsoft-axes-adcenter-analytics/ 1]
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* ESP (not confirmed) [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/01/layoffs-apple-cutback-msft/ 1]
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* Musiwave [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/03/musiwave-terminated-search-fails/ 1]
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* MSN Music [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/19/microsoft-drm-flags/ 1]
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* Questions & Answers Site [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/18/another-microsoft-product-officially-dead/ 1]
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* Book scanning project [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/01/microsoft-is-still-attacking-google/ 1]
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* Numerous developer magazines [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/08/msn-direct-msdn-magazine-layoffs/ 1]
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* Razorfish (sold) [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/09/microsoft-sells-razorfish/ 1]
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* RoundTable (now at Polycom)
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* Live Labs [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/09/microsoft-kills-live-labs/ 1]
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* Microsoft Works [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/10/microsoft-works-buried/ 1]
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* Connected Services Framework
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* Automated Service Agents
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* Forms Server
+
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* Office Live (renamed/merged into another product)
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* OneCare (renamed/merged into another product)
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* PerformancePoint Server, SharePoint Designer (subsumed or became free)
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* Oslo (may be folded [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/12/vista-7-rejected-by-enterprises/ 1])
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== 2010 ==
== 2010 ==
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* Xbox Live For Original Xbox Games [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/06/vista-7-trouble/ 1]
 
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* Microsoft System Center Capacity Planner (SCCP) [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/21/system-center-capacity-planner-dies/ 1]
 
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* Windows Essential Business Server [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/08/essential-business-server-is-dead/ 1]
 
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* Forefront/Stirling [http://techrights.org/2010/04/26/forefront-stirling-is-axed/ 1]
 
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* Courier [http://techrights.org/2010/05/01/execs-killed-the-ms-courier/ 1] [http://techrights.org/2010/05/12/vista-7-in-the-hp-trash-can/ 2]
 
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* Slate [http://techrights.org/2010/05/03/slate-is-dead/ 1] [http://techrights.org/2010/05/12/vista-7-in-the-hp-trash-can/ 2]
 
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* Expression Media (sold) [http://techrights.org/2010/05/30/expression-media-passed/ 1]
 
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* KIN [http://techrights.org/2010/07/01/kin-zune-domino-effect/ 1] ([http://techrights.org/2010/07/05/half-a-billion-dollars-down-drain/ Sidekick problems too])
 
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* Quadrant [http://techrights.org/2010/08/06/quadrant-reportedly-dies/ 1]
 
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* IronRuby [http://techrights.org/2010/08/07/ironruby-dies/ 1] [http://techrights.org/2010/10/22/ironpython-and-ironruby-dead/ 2]
 
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* SteadyState [http://techrights.org/2010/09/08/steadystate-dies/ 1]
 
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* Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) [http://techrights.org/2010/09/09/wpf-declared-dead/ 1]
 
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* Vine [http://techrights.org/2010/09/19/microsoft-vine-is-kaput/ 1]
 
-
* Oslo (key portions) [http://techrights.org/2010/09/23/oslo-modeling-platform-kaput/ 1]
 
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* Milo [http://techrights.org/2010/09/26/milo-rumored-dead/ 1] (to be confirmed)
 
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* Windows Live Spaces (user accounts migrated to another company) [http://techrights.org/2010/09/27/windows-live-spaces-is-dead/ 1]
 
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* Massive (product and division/unit) [http://techrights.org/2010/10/09/massive-shrinks-to-a-dot/ 1], [http://techrights.org/2011/01/01/death-throes-for-microsoft-items/ 2]
 
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* Live Labs [http://techrights.org/2010/10/09/live-labs-axed/ 1]
 
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* IronPython [http://techrights.org/2010/10/22/ironpython-and-ironruby-dead/ 1]
 
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* Silverlight (rendered dead for most purposes) [http://techrights.org/2010/10/30/silverlight-almost-kaput/ 1]
 
* Bing Maps 3-D Component [http://techrights.org/2010/11/08/bing-maps-3d-declared-dead/ 1]
* Bing Maps 3-D Component [http://techrights.org/2010/11/08/bing-maps-3d-declared-dead/ 1]
 +
* Silverlight (rendered dead for most purposes) [http://techrights.org/2010/10/30/silverlight-almost-kaput/ 1]
 +
* IronPython [http://techrights.org/2010/10/22/ironpython-and-ironruby-dead/ 1]
 +
* Live Labs [http://techrights.org/2010/10/09/live-labs-axed/ 1]
 +
* Massive (product and division/unit) [http://techrights.org/2010/10/09/massive-shrinks-to-a-dot/ 1], [http://techrights.org/2011/01/01/death-throes-for-microsoft-items/ 2]
 +
* Windows Live Spaces (user accounts migrated to another company) [http://techrights.org/2010/09/27/windows-live-spaces-is-dead/ 1]
 +
* Milo [http://techrights.org/2010/09/26/milo-rumored-dead/ 1] (to be confirmed)
 +
* Oslo (key portions) [http://techrights.org/2010/09/23/oslo-modeling-platform-kaput/ 1]
 +
* Vine [http://techrights.org/2010/09/19/microsoft-vine-is-kaput/ 1]
 +
* Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) [http://techrights.org/2010/09/09/wpf-declared-dead/ 1]
 +
* SteadyState [http://techrights.org/2010/09/08/steadystate-dies/ 1]
 +
* IronRuby [http://techrights.org/2010/08/07/ironruby-dies/ 1] [http://techrights.org/2010/10/22/ironpython-and-ironruby-dead/ 2]
 +
* Quadrant [http://techrights.org/2010/08/06/quadrant-reportedly-dies/ 1]
 +
* KIN [http://techrights.org/2010/07/01/kin-zune-domino-effect/ 1] ([http://techrights.org/2010/07/05/half-a-billion-dollars-down-drain/ Sidekick problems too])
 +
* Expression Media (sold) [http://techrights.org/2010/05/30/expression-media-passed/ 1]
 +
* Slate [http://techrights.org/2010/05/03/slate-is-dead/ 1] [http://techrights.org/2010/05/12/vista-7-in-the-hp-trash-can/ 2]
 +
* Courier [http://techrights.org/2010/05/01/execs-killed-the-ms-courier/ 1] [http://techrights.org/2010/05/12/vista-7-in-the-hp-trash-can/ 2]
 +
* Forefront/Stirling [http://techrights.org/2010/04/26/forefront-stirling-is-axed/ 1]
 +
* Windows Essential Business Server [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/03/08/essential-business-server-is-dead/ 1]
 +
* Microsoft System Center Capacity Planner (SCCP) [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/21/system-center-capacity-planner-dies/ 1]
 +
* Xbox Live For Original Xbox Games [http://boycottnovell.com/2010/02/06/vista-7-trouble/ 1]
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== 2011 ==
+
== 2008-2009 ==
-
* Pivot [http://techrights.org/2011/01/01/death-throes-for-microsoft-items/ 1]
+
* Oslo (may be folded [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/12/vista-7-rejected-by-enterprises/ 1])
-
* Unnamed flagship project in cloud computing [http://techrights.org/2011/01/01/foggy-cancellation/ 1]
+
* PerformancePoint Server, SharePoint Designer (subsumed or became free)
-
* Windows CardSpace (Windows InfoCard) [http://techrights.org/2011/02/19/infocard-falls-off-the-agenda/ 1]
+
* OneCare (renamed/merged into another product)
-
* SideKick/Danger service [http://techrights.org/2011/03/01/axing-t-mobile-danger/ 1]
+
* Office Live (renamed/merged into another product)
-
* Hohm [http://techrights.org/2011/07/05/hohm-is-dead/ 1]
+
* Forms Server
-
* Windows Live Gallery [http://techrights.org/2011/10/04/windows-live-gallery-is-dead/ 1]
+
* Automated Service Agents
-
* Zune [http://techrights.org/2011/10/06/undeniable-linux-as-victor/ 1]
+
* Connected Services Framework
 +
* Microsoft Works [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/10/microsoft-works-buried/ 1]
 +
* Live Labs [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/09/microsoft-kills-live-labs/ 1]
 +
* RoundTable (now at Polycom)
 +
* Razorfish (sold) [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/08/09/microsoft-sells-razorfish/ 1]
 +
* Numerous developer magazines [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/08/msn-direct-msdn-magazine-layoffs/ 1]
 +
* Book scanning project [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/01/microsoft-is-still-attacking-google/ 1]
 +
* Questions & Answers Site [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/05/18/another-microsoft-product-officially-dead/ 1]
 +
* MSN Music [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/05/19/microsoft-drm-flags/ 1]
 +
* Musiwave [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/03/musiwave-terminated-search-fails/ 1]
 +
* ESP (not confirmed) [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/01/layoffs-apple-cutback-msft/ 1]
 +
* adCenter Analytics [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/13/microsoft-axes-adcenter-analytics/ 1]
 +
* Iowa Datacentre [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/25/microsoft-demise-q1-09/ 1]
 +
* Live Search product upload tool [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/04/27/live-search-uploads-a-kaput/ 1]
 +
* Response Point [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/10/response-point-shut-down/ 1] [http://techrights.org/2010/05/16/no-response-point/ 2]
 +
* Equipt [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/27/quick-mention-another-microsoft-product-dies/ 1]
 +
* Flight Simulator [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/15/ms-performancepoint-kaput/ 1]
 +
* Channel 8 and Channel 10 [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/01/channel-8-channel-10-no-signal/ 1]
 +
* Office Accounting [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/11/01/office-accounting-to-end/ 1]
 +
* Microsoft Money [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/10/microsoft-money-axed/ 1] [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/12/14/ms-money-getting-the-chop/ 2]
 +
* Soapbox [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/22/soapbox-fail/ 1] [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/18/microsoft-product-firing-line-deux/ 2]
 +
* Popfly [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/07/19/popfly-dead-microsoft-to-report-fall/ 1] [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/25/microsoft-demise-q1-09/ 2]
 +
* Encarta [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/03/31/encarta-dies/ 1]
 +
* MSN Direct [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/30/msn-direct-rip/ 1]
 +
* MSN Groups
 +
* MSN Web Messenger [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/06/30/msn-web-messenger-canned/ 1]
 +
* Ensemble [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/02/15/ms-performancepoint-kaput/ 1] [http://boycottnovell.com/2008/10/05/internal-financial-prospective/ 2] [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/01/25/microsoft-demise-q1-09/ 3]
 +
* Recite [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/10/02/microsoft-drops-recite/ 1]
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* Dynamics Entrepreneur
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* Dynamics ERP (mobile version) [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/29/dynamics-ax-dynamics-nav-eol/ 1] [http://boycottnovell.com/2009/09/27/dynamics-mobile-officially-dead/ 2]

Revision as of 08:41, 7 October 2011

Also see: Apple - Dead Divisions or Products

Please report items missing from this list.

2011

  • Zune 1
  • Windows Live Gallery 1
  • Hohm 1
  • SideKick/Danger service 1
  • Windows CardSpace (Windows InfoCard) 1
  • Unnamed flagship project in cloud computing 1
  • Pivot 1

2010

  • Bing Maps 3-D Component 1
  • Silverlight (rendered dead for most purposes) 1
  • IronPython 1
  • Live Labs 1
  • Massive (product and division/unit) 1, 2
  • Windows Live Spaces (user accounts migrated to another company) 1
  • Milo 1 (to be confirmed)
  • Oslo (key portions) 1
  • Vine 1
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) 1
  • SteadyState 1
  • IronRuby 1 2
  • Quadrant 1
  • KIN 1 (Sidekick problems too)
  • Expression Media (sold) 1
  • Slate 1 2
  • Courier 1 2
  • Forefront/Stirling 1
  • Windows Essential Business Server 1
  • Microsoft System Center Capacity Planner (SCCP) 1
  • Xbox Live For Original Xbox Games 1

2008-2009

  • Oslo (may be folded 1)
  • PerformancePoint Server, SharePoint Designer (subsumed or became free)
  • OneCare (renamed/merged into another product)
  • Office Live (renamed/merged into another product)
  • Forms Server
  • Automated Service Agents
  • Connected Services Framework
  • Microsoft Works 1
  • Live Labs 1
  • RoundTable (now at Polycom)
  • Razorfish (sold) 1
  • Numerous developer magazines 1
  • Book scanning project 1
  • Questions & Answers Site 1
  • MSN Music 1
  • Musiwave 1
  • ESP (not confirmed) 1
  • adCenter Analytics 1
  • Iowa Datacentre 1
  • Live Search product upload tool 1
  • Response Point 1 2
  • Equipt 1
  • Flight Simulator 1
  • Channel 8 and Channel 10 1
  • Office Accounting 1
  • Microsoft Money 1 2
  • Soapbox 1 2
  • Popfly 1 2
  • Encarta 1
  • MSN Direct 1
  • MSN Groups
  • MSN Web Messenger 1
  • Ensemble 1 2 3
  • Recite 1
  • Dynamics Entrepreneur
  • Dynamics ERP (mobile version) 1 2
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