quote: Extended support is still available [sic] for Office 2000, and will continue through July 14, 2009. Office 2000 updates published on or before July 14, 2009, will remain on the Microsoft Download Center. This date marks the end of the 10-year support period in the Microsoft support life cycle. For more information, see Office 2000 Product support lifecycle information (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=152790).After July 14, 2009, Office 2000 updates will no longer be available from Microsoft Web sites. However, you can still receive support from Microsoft through a custom support agreement (CSA). For more information, contact your account team or local Microsoft representative.