Windows 2000 moves into Extended Support after June 30th
There are two important events that will happen to the support policy for Windows 2000 after June 30th of this year.
First, support for both IE 5.01 SP3 and IE 6 SP1 on Windows 2000 SP3 will expire. Users running IE 5.01 or IE 6 SP1 on Windows 2000 should upgrade to Windows 2000 SP4 in order to continue to receive security updates.
Second, Windows 2000 SP4 moves from mainstream to extended support.