Created: February 3, 2016
As of June 2016, the following list represents some of the products reaching end of support in the second half of 2016. For a comprehensive list of Microsoft products and their lifecycle policy timelines, please search the Support Lifecycle Product Database.
If you have any questions regarding support for a product, please contact your Microsoft Account Representative. If you need technical support, visit the Contact Microsoft Web site.
Service Packs Retiring: Support for the following Service Packs will retire according to the below listed end dates. Customers should migrate to the next available Service Pack to continue to receive security updates and be eligible for other support options.
|Services Packs Moving to End of Support||Effective Date|
Agents for Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
October 11, 2016
*NOTE: Products listed without a specific service pack refer to Release to Manufacturing (RTM) or Service Pack 0 (SP0) version. These versions will expire as Service Pack 1 was released 12 or 24 months prior to the support expiration date, based on the Service Pack policy. In order to remain supported, please update the RTM/SP0 to a currently support Service Pack.
Key Products Transitioning from Mainstream Support to Extended Support: The following products will be moving into Extended Support in the next 6 months. Extended Support lasts for a minimum of 5 years and includes security updates at no cost, and paid non-security updates and support. Additionally, Microsoft will not accept requests for design changes or new features during the Extended Support phase.
|Products Moving from Mainstream to Extended Support||Effective Date|
|Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring 1.0||September 13, 2016|
|Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset 7|
Windows Embedded POSReady 7
Windows Thin PC
|October 11, 2016|
Key Products Transitioning to End of Support: The following products will be reaching end of support in the next 6 months. There will be no new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates.
|Products Moving to End of Support||Effective Date|
|Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003|
Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 R2
|October 9, 2016|
Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0
Microsoft System Center Reporting Manager 2006
|October 11, 2016|
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Article ID: 14086 - Last Review: 8 Sep 2016 - Revision: 14