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2087563 - MSXML4 SP3 End of Life announcement and the affect on SAP BI 3.x and 4.x


  • SAP Business Objects XI 3.x and 4.x includes msxml4.dll and msxml4r.dll, redistributable libraries from Microsoft. As of April 12, 2014, this software has reached end of life, which may cause issues with acceptance and compliance testing.
  • More information on this product's lifecycle can be found here:



  • MS Windows operating system
  • 32- and 64-bit systems
  • SAP Business Objects 3.x
  • SAP BusinessObjects 4.x


SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


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