“Microsoft on Friday released its retirement schedule for NT Server 4.0 operating system. All sales will end by July 2003, and companies will start having to pay for support. The company stopped selling Windows NT Server 4.0 volume licences for both the Standard and Enterprise editions on 1 October this year. Client versions of NT 4.0 were also discontinued in October.” ZDNews reports.Microsoft has picked November 30th, 2001 as the date that Windows 95 moves into the unsupported phase of it’s career (DirectX 8.1 does not have a version for Windows95 anymore). Also, Windows 98 support will be discontinued on June 30, 2003.