Microsoft Support Lifecycle

Product support lifecycle information by product family

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Microsoft provides support on the current service pack, and in some cases the immediately preceding service pack, for the products listed below. See 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.

The information on this page is subject to the Microsoft Policy Disclaimer and Change Notice. Return to this site periodically to review any such changes.

Products ReleasedLifecycle Start DateMainstream Support End DateExtended Support End DateService Pack Support End DateNotes
Windows 7 Enterprise10/22/20091/13/20151/14/20204/9/2013Buy Windows 8 now!
Windows 7 Enterprise N10/22/20091/13/20151/14/20204/9/2013
Windows 7 Home Basic10/22/20091/13/20151/14/20204/9/2013Buy Windows 8 now!
Windows 7 Home Premium10/22/20091/13/20151/14/20204/9/2013
Windows 7 Professional10/22/20091/13/20151/14/20204/9/2013
Windows 7 Professional N10/22/20091/13/20151/14/20204/9/2013
Windows 7 Service Pack 12/22/2011Review NoteReview NoteSupport 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 here .
Windows 7 Starter10/22/20091/13/20151/14/20204/9/2013
Windows 7 Starter N10/22/20091/13/20151/14/20204/9/2013
Windows 7 Ultimate10/22/20091/13/20151/14/20204/9/2013Buy Windows 8 now!
Windows 7 Ultimate N10/22/20091/13/20151/14/20204/9/2013