A release of the Microsoft Windows operating system
|Screenshot of Windows Vista|
|Source model||Closed source / Shared source|
|November 8, 2006; 8 years ago|
|January 5, 2007; 7 years ago|
|Latest release||Service Pack 2 (v6.0.6002) / April 22, 2009; 5 years ago|
|Update method||Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services, SCCM|
|Platforms||IA-32 and x86-64|
|License||Proprietary commercial software|
|Preceded by||Windows XP (2001)|
|Succeeded by||Windows 7 (2009)|
|Mainstream support ended on April 10, 2012.
Extended support until on April 11, 2017.