Previous versions of Microsoft products, services and technologies have a warm place in our memories. We were witnesses of their first appearance in the online world. They helped us solve so many problems, and they got us those great grades in school providing us the best tools at our reach.
Then time went by and now you need to open an old file which, of course, won’t open with your current version of these programs.
What to do now? Keep calm, and read this article below to learn where you can download previous versions of your all-time favorite programs!
All you need – one click away
Finding previous versions of Microsoft products, services and technologies is actually quite simple. You just need to follow the link provided at the bottom of this article. You’ll be lead to a page with a very simple menu where you can get previous versions of your favorite programs, and more.
What you can find there
Follow the link provided below, then click the main name of the item you need to see the full menu of available options.
You can get these previous versions:
.NET: Frameworks 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0. Reactive Extensions
AppFabric: version 1.1
ASP.NET: Core. MVC. Web Pages 2, versions 3.5, 4, 4.5 and 4.5.12. Visual Studio 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2015.
Azure: Batch AI, Windows Packs and more.
Bing: Speech. Search. Maps WPF Control. Contextual awareness. App linking. Webmaster API
Commerce Server: 2000, 2002, 2007 and 2009 documentation and more.
Dynamics: AX (2009 and 2012 versions). CRM (4.0, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 365, various versions). GP (user and developer). NAV (2009, 2013, 2015 and 2016). Unified Service Desk. Management Reporter 2012. Business Analyzer and Dynamics Marketing.
I need other resources…
Then worry not. You’ll also find these:
Industry Solutions Group: This product isn’t being updated currently, due to Microsoft Lifecycle Policy.
Internet Information Services: IIS 6.0 SDK. Settings Schema. Web Manager Database Manager. Microsoft.Web API Reference.
Microsoft ESP: Library content, Whitepaper Downloads. ESP Samples on multiple options.
Microsoft Identity Management (MIM): Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003 (MIIS 2003)
Microsoft Robotics: Visual Stimulation Environment and Programming Language. DSS Manifest Editor, and more.
Office: Office, SharePoint, Exchange, Lync and Communications Server, Projectand more.
Patterns and practices.
SQL: Servers Compact, 2005, 2008 and 2012. StreamInsight. Sync Framework (1.0, 2.0, 2.1) and more.
System Center: 2012 R2, 2012 SP1 and Developers version.
TechNet Magazine: 2005 till 2013.
Visual Studio: 6.0, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, VSTA 2013 and 2015. FoxPro 6, 7, 8 and 9. Expression Studio 2, 3 and 4. Deep Zoom Composer. Spec Explorer. WebMatrix-2 and more.
Windows and Windows Server: Windows Phone, XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1 Server. App development and hardware development. Internet Explorer Rights Management Services (RMS). Silverlight development. Game development and Identity Foundation.
Finally, to find out more about previous versions of Microsoft products, services and technologies, their brief history and the expected changes in the near future, follow this link.