Microsoft Windows Vista Unsupported Installation Detection
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 97996
SynopsisThe remote operating system is no longer supported.
DescriptionMicrosoft Windows Vista is running on the remote host. Support for this operating system was ended by Microsoft on April 11th, 2017.
Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities. Furthermore, Microsoft is unlikely to investigate or acknowledge reports of vulnerabilities.
SolutionUpgrade to a version of Microsoft Windows that is currently supported.