Lifecycle Information for Microsoft Additional Products Support

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As a convenience to you, Microsoft is providing a limited listing of obsolete products. Please consult the Lifecycle Support Policy FAQ for details on the Service Pack Support Policy. If you have any questions regarding support for a product, please contact your Microsoft representative. If you need technical support, visit the Contact Microsoft Web site.

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Consumer/Hardware/Multimedia

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Products ReleasedGeneral Availability DateMainstream Support RetiredExtended Support RetiredService Pack RetiredNotes
Links 2001 Courses26-Oct-0031-Dec-05Not Applicable  
Optical Mouse - Mac/Win USB Hardware Black31-Aug-0430-Sep-09Not Applicable  

Internet Explorer

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Products ReleasedGeneral Availability DateMainstream Support RetiredExtended Support RetiredService Pack RetiredNotes
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 1 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 131-Jul-00  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 2 on Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 115-Jul-01  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 2 on Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 216-May-01  30-Jun-04 
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 2 on Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 31-Aug-02  30-Jun-04 
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 2 on Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 426-Jun-03  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. Visit the Lifecycle page to find the support timelines for your particular product.
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 2 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 216-May-01  30-Jun-04 
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 2 on Windows 98Not Available  30-Jun-03 
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 2 on Windows 98 SE23-Dec-99  30-Jun-03 
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 2 on Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Service Pack 6a23-Dec-99  30-Jun-03 
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 331-Mar-00  Not Applicable 
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 3 on Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 31-Aug-02  30-Jun-05 
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 3 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 31-Aug-02  30-Jun-05 
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 on Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 426-Jun-03  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. Visit the Lifecycle page to find the support timelines for your particular product.
Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 426-Jun-03  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. Visit the Lifecycle page to find the support timelines for your particular product.
Internet Explorer 5.5 on Windows 200031-Dec-00  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 231-Dec-00  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 331-Dec-00  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 431-Dec-00  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 on Windows 9831-Dec-00  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 on Windows 98 SE31-Dec-00  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 on Windows 98/98 SE31-Dec-00  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 on Windows Millennium31-Dec-00  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 on Windows NT 4.0 Workstation Service Pack 6a31-Dec-00  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 2Not Available  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 3Not Available  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 4Not Available  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1 on Windows Millennium2-Nov-00  2-Nov-01 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1 on Windows NT 4.0 Server Service Pack 6a2-Nov-00  2-Nov-01 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1 on Windows NT 4.0 Workstation Service Pack 6a2-Nov-00  2-Nov-01 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1 on Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 42-Nov-00  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1 on Windows 98 SE2-Nov-00  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1 on Windows 98Not Available  Ended 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 and Internet Tools2-Aug-01  31-Dec-03 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 on Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 2Not Available  31-Dec-03 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 on Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 3Not Available  31-Dec-03 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 2Not Available  31-Dec-03 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 3Not Available  31-Dec-03 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 4Not Available  31-Dec-03 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 on Windows 98Not Available  31-Dec-03 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 on Windows 98 SE2-Aug-01  31-Dec-03 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 on Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 42-Aug-01  31-Dec-03 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 on Windows Millennium31-Dec-03  31-Dec-05
See Note
We strongly recommend that customers install the latest release version of Internet Explorer. The latest release provides improved security protection.
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 on Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6a2-Aug-01  31-Dec-03 
Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 on Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Service Pack 6a2-Aug-01  31-Dec-03 
Internet Explorer 5.5. on Windows NT 4.0 Server Service Pack 6a31-Dec-00  Ended 
Internet Explorer 6 Gold (Service Pack 0) on Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 331-Dec-01  Ended 
Internet Explorer 6 Gold (Service Pack 0) on Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 431-Dec-01  Ended 
Internet Explorer 6 Gold (Service Pack 0) on Windows 98 SE31-Dec-01  30-Sep-04 
Internet Explorer 6 Gold (Service Pack 0) on Windows Millennium31-Dec-01  30-Sep-04 
Internet Explorer 6 Gold (Service Pack 0) on Windows NT 4.0 Server Service Pack 6a31-Dec-01  Ended 
Internet Explorer 6 Gold (Service Pack 0) on Windows NT 4.0 Workstation Service Pack 6a31-Dec-01  Ended 
Internet Explorer 6 Gold (Service Pack 0) on XP Home Edition31-Dec-01  30-Aug-03 
Internet Explorer 6 Gold (Service Pack 0) on XP Professional31-Dec-01  30-Sep-04 
Internet Explorer 6 on Windows 2000 (any service pack)31-Dec-01  Ended 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Windows 200030-Aug-02  Ended 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 130-Aug-02  Ended 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 230-Aug-02  30-Jun-04 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 330-Aug-02  30-Jun-05 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Windows 2000 Service Pack 430-Aug-02  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. Visit the Lifecycle page to find the support timelines for your particular product.
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Windows 9830-Aug-02  11-Jul-06 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Windows 98 SE30-Aug-02  11-Jul-06 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Windows Millennium30-Aug-02  11-Jul-06 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Windows NT Server 4.030-Aug-02  31-Dec-04 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Windows NT Workstation 4.030-Aug-02  30-Jun-04 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Windows XP Home Edition30-Aug-02  11-Jul-04 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Windows XP Professional30-Aug-02  11-Jul-04 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Windows XP Professional Service Pack 130-Aug-02  10-Oct-06 
Internet Explorer 6 SP1 on Windows XP Home Service Pack 130-Aug-02  10-Oct-06 
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 130-Aug-02  10-Oct-06 
Internet Explorer 6 on Windows Tablet PC Edition Service Pack 217-Sep-04  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. Visit the Lifecycle page to find the support timelines for your particular product.
Internet Explorer 6 on Windows Tablet PC Edition Service Pack 321-Apr-08  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport .
Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 217-Sep-04  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. Visit the Lifecycle page to find the support timelines for your particular product.
Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 321-Apr-08  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport .
Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002 Service Pack 217-Sep-04  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. Visit the Lifecycle page to find the support timelines for your particular product.
Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002 Service Pack 321-Apr-08  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport .
Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 Service Pack 217-Sep-04  13-Jul-2010 
Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 Service Pack 321-Apr-08  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport .
Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP Professional Service Pack 217-Sep-04  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. Visit the Lifecycle page to find the support timelines for your particular product.
Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP Professional Service Pack 321-Apr-08  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport .
Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition28-Jun-05  Not Applicable 
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP Home Service Pack 218-Oct-06  13-Jul-2010 
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP Home Service Pack 321-Apr-08  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport .
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002 Service Pack 218-Oct-06  13-Jul-10 
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002 Service Pack 321-Apr-08  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport .
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 Service Pack 218-Oct-06  13-Jul-10 
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 Service Pack 321-Apr-08  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport .
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP Professional Service Pack 218-Oct-06  13-Jul-10 
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP Professional Service Pack 321-Apr-08  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#ServicePackSupport .
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP Professional X64 edition18-Oct-06  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. Visit the Lifecycle page to find the support timelines for your particular product.
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 118-Oct-06  Not Applicable
See Note
Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. Visit the Lifecycle page to find the support timelines for your particular product.
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows Vista25-Jan-07  13-Apr-10 
Internet Explorer 7 on Windows Vista Service Pack 14-Feb-08    
Windows Internet Explorer 817-Jun-09Not ApplicableNot Applicable  
Windows Internet Explorer 8 on Windows Server17-Jun-09Not ApplicableNot Applicable  

Macintosh Products

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Products ReleasedGeneral Availability DateMainstream Support RetiredExtended Support RetiredService Pack RetiredNotes
Excel X for Mac OS X (10.1)3-Sep-0231-Dec-06Not Applicable  
Office v. X for Mac OS X (10.1)3-Sep-0231-Dec-06Not Applicable  
PowerPoint X for Mac OS X? (10.1)3-Sep-0231-Dec-06Not Applicable  
Word X for Mac OS X (10.1)3-Sep-0231-Dec-06Not Applicable  

Office Products

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Products ReleasedGeneral Availability DateMainstream Support RetiredExtended Support RetiredService Pack RetiredNotes
Autodiscovery & Layout 200230-Aug-0130-Sep-0630-Sep-11  
Visio I-Filter 200215-Feb-02Not ApplicableNot Applicable The support lifecycle for this product is the same as that of the operating system it is installed on. Review the Support Lifecycle policy for the operating system for exact dates.
Visio Network Equipment Shapes30-Aug-0130-Sep-0630-Sep-11  

Server Products

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Products ReleasedGeneral Availability DateMainstream Support RetiredExtended Support RetiredService Pack RetiredNotes
BizTalk Accelerator for HL7 1.027-May-0430-Jun-0930-Jun-14  
BizTalk Adapter for MQ Series 200510-Dec-0431-Dec-0931-Dec-14  
Operations Manager 2000 Application Management Pack1-Mar-0131-Mar-0631-Mar-11  
Operations Manager 2003 Application Management Pack1-Mar-0131-Mar-0631-Mar-11  
SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services developer Edition16-Apr-0430-Jun-0930-Jun-14  
Systems Management Server 2.0 Administration Feature Pack 1.011-Feb-0331-Mar-0531-Mar-10  
Systems Management Server 2.0 Software Update Services Feature Pack 1.011-Feb-0331-Mar-0531-Mar-10  

Windows Media Player

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Products ReleasedGeneral Availability DateMainstream Support RetiredExtended Support RetiredService Pack RetiredNotes
Windows Media Player 10 on Windows XP10-Sep-04  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 6.3 on Mac OS17-Jul-00  Not ApplicableVisit http://support.microsoft.com/kb/915265/EN-US for details.
Windows Media Player 6.4 on Windows 2000 Professional31-Mar-00  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 6.4 on Windows 2000 Server31-Mar-00  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 6.4 on Windows 200328-May-03  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 6.4 on Windows 9830-Jun-99  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 6.4 on Windows 98 SE30-Jun-99  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 6.4 on Windows Millennium30-Jun-99  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 6.4 on Windows NT 4 Workstation30-Jun-99  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 6.4 on Windows NT 4.0 Server30-Jun-99  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 6.4 on Windows XP Home Edition25-Oct-01  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 6.4 on Windows XP Professional25-Oct-01  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 7.0 on Windows Millennium31-Dec-00  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 7.0.1 on Mac OS24-Jul-01  Not ApplicableVisit http://support.microsoft.com/kb/915265/EN-US for details.
Windows Media Player 7.1 for Pocket PC1-May-01  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 7.1 on Mac OS8-Jan-02  Not ApplicableVisit http://support.microsoft.com/kb/915265/EN-US for details.
Windows Media Player 7.1 on Windows 2000 Professional1-May-01  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 7.1 on Windows 98 SE1-May-01  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 7.1 on Windows Millennium Edition1-May-01  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 9 on Mac OS X7-Nov-03  Not ApplicableVisit http://support.microsoft.com/kb/915265/EN-US for details.
Windows Media Player 9 on Windows 2000 Advanced Server15-Nov-02  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 9 on Windows 2000 Professional15-Nov-02  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 9 on Windows 2000 Server15-Nov-02  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 9 on Windows 9815-Nov-02  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 9 on Windows 98 SE15-Nov-02  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 9 on Windows Millennium Edition15-Nov-02  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 9 on Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition28-May-03  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 9 on Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition28-May-03  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 9 on Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition28-May-03  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 9 on Windows Server 2003 Web Edition28-May-03  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 9 on Windows XP Home Edition15-Nov-02  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player 9 on Windows XP Professional15-Nov-02  Not Applicable 
Windows Media Player XP on Windows XP25-Oct-01  Not Applicable 

Windows Products

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Products ReleasedGeneral Availability DateMainstream Support RetiredExtended Support RetiredService Pack RetiredNotes
Interix 2.330-Jun-0031-Mar-0531-Mar-07  
Microsoft Windows 2000 For Network Attached Storage Server Applications30-Sep-0030-Jun-0530-Jun-10  
Windows NT 4.0 Server Dec Alpha PlatformNot AvailableNot Applicable31-Dec-01  
Last Review : April 1, 2013