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The product support lifecycle information matching your search criteria is listed below.If you do not see your product listed below, check this additional product list for more lifecycle information.

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.

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HelpType the full or partial name of the product you want to find.
 
HelpThe Lifecycle Start Date is the estimated date that a product or service is made available for support in its applicable worldwide markets.
 
HelpThe Mainstream Support date is the last date that the product will be in Mainstream Support.
 
HelpThe Extended Support date is the last date that a product will be in Extended Support.
 
HelpBoth Mainstream Support or Extended Support dates will be searched.
 
HelpThe Service Pack Date is the last date that the product will be in Service Pack Support.
Products ReleasedLifecycle Start DateMainstream Support End DateExtended Support End DateService Pack Support End DateNotes
Internet Explorer 1030/10/2012Review NoteReview NoteBeginning January 12, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates. Please visit the Internet Explorer Support Lifecycle Policy FAQ here http://support.microsoft.com/gp/Microsoft-Internet-Explorer for list of supported operating systems and browser combinations.
Internet Explorer 1113/11/2013Review NoteReview NoteBeginning January 12, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates. Please visit the Internet Explorer Support Lifecycle Policy FAQ here http://support.microsoft.com/gp/Microsoft-Internet-Explorer for list of supported operating systems and browser combinations.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.0 for Macintosh23/04/199630/06/2003Not Applicable
Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.1 for Macintosh02/10/199630/06/2003Not Applicable
Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 for Macintosh08/01/199730/06/2003Not Applicable
Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 for Macintosh06/01/199830/06/2003Not Applicable
Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.5 for Macintosh05/01/199930/06/2003Not Applicable
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.018/09/1998Review NoteReview NoteFor support dates for specific Internet Explorer 5.0 and operating system versions and their service packs, visit the Lifecycle Supported Service Packs site at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#tab2.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 for Macintosh27/03/200030/06/2003Not Applicable
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0131/03/2000Review NoteReview NoteFor support dates for specific Internet Explorer 5.01 and operating system versions and their service packs, visit the Lifecycle Supported Service Packs site at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#tab2.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.1 for Macintosh15/08/200131/12/2005Not Applicable
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.2 for Mac OS X17/09/200231/12/2005Not Applicable
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.531/12/2000Review NoteReview NoteFor support dates for specific Internet Explorer 5.5 and operating system versions and their service packs, visit the Lifecycle Supported Service Packs site at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#tab2.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.031/12/2001Review NoteReview NoteFor support dates for specific Internet Explorer 6 and operating system versions and their service packs, visit the Lifecycle Supported Service Packs site at http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#tab2.
Windows Internet Explorer 718/10/2006Review NoteReview NoteBeginning January 12, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates. Please visit the Internet Explorer Support Lifecycle Policy FAQ here http://support.microsoft.com/gp/Microsoft-Internet-Explorer for list of supported operating systems and browser combinations.
Windows Internet Explorer 817/06/2009Review NoteReview NoteBeginning January 12, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates. Please visit the Internet Explorer Support Lifecycle Policy FAQ here http://support.microsoft.com/gp/Microsoft-Internet-Explorer for list of supported operating systems and browser combinations.
Windows Internet Explorer 915/03/2011Review NoteReview NoteBeginning January 12, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates. Please visit the Internet Explorer Support Lifecycle Policy FAQ here http://support.microsoft.com/gp/Microsoft-Internet-Explorer for list of supported operating systems and browser combinations.