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.NET Framework Support Policy

What's covered

.NET Framework covers a broad set of technologies including the .NET Common Language Runtime, .NET Framework Base Class Libraries, WPF, ASP.NET Web Forms, Controls, Modules, Handlers and more.

Looking for the support policy for another part of the .NET platform? See .NET Support Policy.

Accessing support

For an explanation of available support options, please visit Support for Business and Developers. For community support options, see the Community page.

Support lifecycle

The Support Lifecycle information for all versions of .NET Framework can be seen on the Microsoft Product Lifecycle site. ASP.NET ships external components separate from the .NET Framework. Please see ASP.NET Support Lifecycle for the available options.

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