Prepare now for end of support in 2019 and 2020 (updated April 1, 2019)

Applies to: Windows 7Windows Embedded Standard 7Windows Server 2008

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Updated: April 1, 2019

The following major products will reach the end of support by 2020. End of support means security updates are no longer provided, and it is recommended that you upgrade to the latest cloud or on-premise version to remain secure.

For customers requiring more time to move to the latest product, the Extended Security Update (ESU) program is available for certain legacy products as a last resort option. The ESU program provides security updates only for up to 3 years, after the End of Support date. Contact your account manager, partner or device manufacturer for more information. 

Click on the links below to learn more about the end of support options by product.

 
Product End of Support date
SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2* July 9, 2019
Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2* January 14, 2020
Exchange Server 2010
Windows 7*
Windows 7 Professional for Embedded Systems*
Office 2010 client October 13, 2020
SharePoint Server 2010
Project Server 2010
Windows Embedded Standard 7*

*These products are eligible for the Extended Security Update Program

For a complete list of end of support deadlines and migration information for your products, go to support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/search.