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6 Appendix A: Product Behavior

The information in this specification is applicable to the following Microsoft products or supplemental software. References to product versions include released service packs:

  • Windows XP operating system

  • Windows Server 2003 operating system

  • Windows Vista operating system

  • Windows Server 2008 operating system

  • Windows 7 operating system

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system

  • Windows 8 operating system

  • Windows Server 2012 operating system

  • Windows 8.1 operating system

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system

Exceptions, if any, are noted below. If a service pack or Quick Fix Engineering (QFE) number appears with the product version, behavior changed in that service pack or QFE. The new behavior also applies to subsequent service packs of the product unless otherwise specified. If a product edition appears with the product version, behavior is different in that product edition.

Unless otherwise specified, any statement of optional behavior in this specification that is prescribed using the terms SHOULD or SHOULD NOT implies product behavior in accordance with the SHOULD or SHOULD NOT prescription. Unless otherwise specified, the term MAY implies that the product does not follow the prescription.

<1> Section 3: Version 2 is not supported in Windows XP or Windows Server 2003

<2> Section 3: Version 3 is not supported in Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2008.

<3> Section 3: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows 8.1 support both version 1 and version 2 functionality.

<4> Section 3: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows 8.1 support version 1, version 2, and version 3 functionality.

<5> Section 3.3.5: Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 implementations of version 1 only return a SAFERROR_INCOMPATIBLEVERSION error. Version 1 implementations on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 always return a SAFERROR_NOERROR error even when the sent major and minor version numbers are incorrect.

<6> Section 3.4.5: Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 implementations of version 1 only return a SAFERROR_INCOMPATIBLEVERSION error. Version 1 implementations on Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 always return a SAFERROR_NOERROR error even when the sent major and minor version numbers are incorrect.

<7> Section 3.9: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 implementations do not provide a user interface to initiate a file transfer. However, they still support file transfer initiation messages for sending Remote Assistance Contact information.

<8> Section 3.17: Remote Assistance version 1 in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 (x86 only) offers the feature of using a speaker and microphone to do voice communication while in a Remote Assistance connection. The 64-bit implementations of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, as well as both the 32-bit and 64-bit implementations of Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 do not offer this feature. The 64-bit implementations of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 always respond to the initial message for voice communications as if the hardware configuration does not allow for voice communications (RCCOMMAND NAME="DISABLEVOICE"). Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 do not respond to the voice request at all.

 
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