4 Microsoft Implementations

The information in this specification is applicable to the following Microsoft products:

  • Windows NT operating system

  • Windows 2000 operating system

  • Windows XP operating system

  • Windows Server 2003 operating system

  • Windows Server 2003 R2 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

  • Windows 10 operating system

  • Windows Server 2016 operating system

The following table lists the versions of the Storage Services protocols as implemented in specific versions of Windows.

Storage Services protocols version

Operating system version

Storage Services protocols 1.0

Windows NT

Storage Services protocols 2.0

Windows 2000, Windows XP

Storage Services protocols 3.0

Windows Server 2003

Storage Services protocols 4.0

Windows Server 2003 R2

Storage Services protocols 5.0

Windows Vista

Storage Services protocols 6.0

Windows 7

Storage Services protocols 7.0

Windows Server 2008

Storage Services protocols 8.0

Windows Server 2008 R2

Storage Services protocols 9.0

Windows 8

Storage Services protocols 10.0

Windows Server 2012

Storage Services protocols 11.0

Windows 8.1

Storage Services protocols 12.0

Windows Server 2012 R2

Storage Services protocols 13.0

Windows 10

Storage Services protocols 14.0

Windows Server 2016

Exceptions, if any, are noted in section 4.1.

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