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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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Microsoft Product Lifecycle Search

 
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
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition1/27/20064/12/20114/12/20161/8/2008
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 112/14/2006Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 12 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.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition1/27/20064/12/20114/12/20161/8/2008
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition academic license1/27/20064/12/20114/12/20161/8/2008
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals3/2/20074/10/20124/11/2017
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Architects1/27/20064/12/20114/12/2016
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Developers1/27/20064/12/20114/12/2016
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Testers1/27/20064/12/20114/12/2016
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server6/17/20067/12/20117/12/20161/8/2008
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server Service Pack 112/14/2006Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 12 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.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite1/27/20064/12/20114/12/2016
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Test Load Agent1/25/20064/12/20114/12/2016
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System1/27/20064/12/20114/12/2016