Breaking Changes
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Breaking Changes (CRT)

Breaking changes in the CRT.

  • Support for Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition, and Windows NT 4.0 has been removed.

  • The following global variables have been removed:

    • _osplatform

    • _osver

    • _winmajor

    • _winminor

    • _winver

  • The following functions have been removed. Use the Windows API functions GetVersion or GetVersionEx instead:

    • _get_osplatform

    • _get_osver

    • _get_winmajor

    • _get_winminor

    • _get_winver

  • The syntax for SAL Annotations has changed. For more information, see SAL Annotations.

  • The IEEE filter now supports the SSE 4.1 instruction set. For more information, see _fpieee_flt.

  • The C Run-Time Libraries that ship with Visual Studio are no longer dependent on the system DLL msvcrt.dll.

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