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 Vista Business1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010Buy Windows 8 now!
Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010
Windows Vista Business N1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010
Windows Vista Business N 64-bit Edition1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010
Windows Vista Enterprise1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010Buy Windows 8 now!
Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010
Windows Vista Home Basic1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010
Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010
Windows Vista Home Basic N1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010
Windows Vista Home Basic N 64-bit Edition1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010
Windows Vista Home Premium1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010Buy Windows 8 now!
Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010
Windows Vista Service Pack 12/4/2008Not ApplicableNot Applicable7/12/2011
Windows Vista Service Pack 24/29/2009Review 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 Vista Starter1/30/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010
Windows Vista Ultimate1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010Buy Windows 8 now!
Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition1/25/20074/10/20124/11/20174/13/2010