6 Appendix B: 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.
Note: Some of the information in this section is subject to change because it applies to a preliminary product version, and thus may differ from the final version of the software when released. All behavior notes that pertain to the preliminary product version contain specific references to it as an aid to the reader.
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
Windows 10 operating system
Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 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 2.2: Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 set X_PersonalFirewallEnabled to TRUE, if the Internet connection firewall is enabled on the WAN interface of the gateway device. If any other firewall is used, X_PersonalFirewallEnabled is set to FALSE. All other versions of Windows always set X_PersonalFirewallEnabled to FALSE.