Where all the support KB articles gone? RRS feed


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  • I have found that many kb and library articles have been converted into docs.microsoft.com articles. Often, the content is not updated. The url's seem to get redirected, but I don't know how long that will last. And http: url's got converted to https:, and again I don't know if the old ones will always get redirected.

    I searched for kb 555375, and all I could find was this old thread.


    It seems to indicate that kb described how to ask a question to get the best responses. Some kb articles remain still, but I believe some are retired.

    Richard Mueller - MVP Enterprise Mobility (Identity and Access)

    Sunday, October 21, 2018 11:44 PM
  • I don't know what the KB referred to but yes it seems they're removing older KBs The windows 2000 stuff is now nearly nonexistent and the XP/2003 content is rapidly leaving. You can provide feedback or report missing here for TechNet content tnfdback [at] microsoft [dot] com and docs.microsoft.com over here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/teamblog/a-new-feedback-system-is-coming-to-docs or also ask here.




    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows Server] Datacenter Management

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    Monday, October 22, 2018 12:35 AM
  • Well... the Wayback Machine still works.


    Monday, October 22, 2018 1:40 PM
  • It's interesting to note that the WayBack Machine's cached copy indicates that the content is applicable to Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2, both of which are still in extended support.

    I can't think of any good reason to justify retiring useful content, especially considering the above.

    Monday, October 22, 2018 2:52 PM