Microsoft - Dead Divisions or Products

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Also see: Apple - Dead Divisions or Products

Here is a list of dead, cancelled or discontinued products, services and divisions. Please report items missing from this list.

Contents

2012

  • Expression 1
  • Messenger 1

2011

  • Big Data project 1
  • 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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