Products reaching end of support in the second half of 2015

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Created: June 10, 2015

As of June 2015, the following list represents some of the products reaching end of support in the next 6 months. 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 in the next 6 months. 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 SupportEffective Date
 Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013July 14, 2015
 Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1July 14, 2015
 Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 1October 13, 2015
 Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Service Pack 3October 13, 2015 
 Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System 2.0 Service Pack 4October 13, 2015
 Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 Service Pack 1October 13, 2015
 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3October 13, 2015
 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2October 13, 2015
 Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server Service Pack 2December 31, 2015
 Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint Service Pack 3December 31, 2015


*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 SupportEffective Date
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 for Terminal Services
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 for Windows Desktops
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Sequencer
Microsoft Application Virtualization Hosting 4.6 for Windows Desktops

July 14, 2015
Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2010July 14, 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express
Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Express
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Express
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Premium
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional with MSDN
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional with MSDN Embedded
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Remote Debugger
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Shell (Integrated)
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Shell (Isolated)
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Software Development Kit
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN
Microsoft Visual Studio Lab Management 2010
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Agents 2010
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Explorer 2010
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Explorer Everywhere 2010
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010
Microsoft Visual Studio Test Professional 2010
Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2010 Express









July 14, 2015
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 R2
October 13, 2015
Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010
Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010
Microsoft Office Professional 2010
Microsoft Office Professional Academic 2010
Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010
Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 Home Use Program
Microsoft Office Standard 2010



October 13, 2015
Microsoft Project Server 2010October 13, 2015
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010October 13, 2015
  

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 SupportEffective Date
Microsoft Forefront Client Security July 14, 2015
Microsoft MapPoint 2013July 14, 2015
Microsoft Streets & Trips 2013
Microsoft Streets & Trips 2013 GPS Locator
July 14, 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Compute Cluster Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter Edition (32-Bit x86)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition (32-Bit x86)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition








July 14, 2015
 Communicator 2005October 13, 2015
 Microsoft Office Small Business Accounting 2006October 13, 2015
Microsoft Speech Server 2004 R2 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Speech Server 2004 R2 Standard Edition
October 13, 2015
Microsoft Antigen 9.0 for Exchange
Microsoft Antigen Enterprise Manager 9.0
Microsoft Antigen for Exchange
Microsoft Antigen for SMTP Gateways
Microsoft Antigen Spam Manager


December 31, 2015
Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server
Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint
Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server
Microsoft Forefront Security for Office Communications Server
Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint
Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint Service Pack 3
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway Web Protection Services



December 31, 2015


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