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
Microsoft Silverlight 210/10/200810/12/2010Review NoteSupport for releases known as Tools ends no less than 12 months following the notification date. Customers are encouraged to promptly update to a later release to continue to receive support, including security updates.
Microsoft Silverlight 37/9/20094/12/2011Review NoteSupport for releases known as Tools ends no less than 12 months following the notification date. Customers are encouraged to promptly update to a later release to continue to receive support, including security updates.
Microsoft Silverlight 44/15/20101/8/2013Review NoteSupport for releases known as Tools ends no less than 12 months following the notification date. Customers are encouraged to promptly update to a later release to continue to receive support, including security updates.
Microsoft Silverlight 512/9/201110/12/2021Review NoteSupport for releases known as Tools ends no less than 12 months following the notification date. Silverlight 5 will support the browser versions listed on this page through 10/12/2021, or though the support lifecycle of the underlying browsers, whichever is shorter. As browsers evolve, the support page will be updated to reflect levels of compatibility with newer browser versions.