Products reaching end of support in the first half of 2015

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Created: January 26, 2015


As of January 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
Agents for Visual Studio 2012*January 13, 2015
Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management 4.0 Service Pack 1January 13, 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 for Terminal Services Service Pack 2
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 for Windows Desktops Service Pack 2
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Sequencer Service Pack 2
Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 for Remote Desktop Services Service Pack 1
Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 for Windows Desktops Service Pack 1
January 13, 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualization Hosting 4.6 for Windows Desktops Service Pack 2
Microsoft Application Virtualization Hosting 5.0 for Windows Desktops Service Pack 1
January 13, 2015
Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring 2.0*January 13, 2015
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 Service Pack 3January 13, 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Remote Tools*
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Test Professional*
Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web*
Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8*
Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop*
Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2012*
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012*
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012*
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Express 2012*
Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012*
January 13, 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Enterprise*
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Standard*
April 14, 2015
Microsoft Office Professional 2013* April 14, 2015
Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013*
Microsoft Office Standard 2013*
April 14, 2015 
Microsoft Project Server 2013*April 14, 2015
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013*
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013*
April 14, 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 Dynamics NAV 2009
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2
January 13, 2015
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Standard
January 13, 2015
Microsoft Expression Blend 3
Microsoft Expression Design 3
Microsoft Expression Encoder 3
Microsoft Expression Studio 3
Microsoft Expression Web 3
January 13, 2015
Windows 7 Enterprise
Windows 7 Enterprise N
Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 Professional for Embedded Systems
Windows 7 Professional N
Windows 7 Starter
Windows 7 Starter N
Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows 7 Ultimate for Embedded Systems
Windows 7 Ultimate N
January 13, 2015
Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5January 13, 2015
Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
Windows Server 2008 Foundation
Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
Windows Server 2008 Standard
Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
January 13, 2015
Windows Storage Server 2008 Basic
Windows Storage Server 2008 Basic 32-bit
Windows Storage Server 2008 Basic Embedded
Windows Storage Server 2008 Basic Embedded 32-bit
Windows Storage Server 2008 Enterprise
Windows Storage Server 2008 Enterprise Embedded
Windows Storage Server 2008 R2
Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials
Windows Storage Server 2008 Standard
Windows Storage Server 2008 Standard Embedded
Windows Storage Server 2008 Workgroup
Windows Storage Server 2008 Workgroup Embedded
January 13, 2015
 Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009April 14, 2015
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 Enterprise
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 Standard
April 14, 2015
 Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010April 14, 2015
 Windows Identity FoundationApril 14, 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
Engyro Product Connectors for Microsoft Operations Manager 2005January 13, 2015
Microsoft BizTalk Accelerator for HIPAA 3.0 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft BizTalk Accelerator for HIPAA 3.0 Standard Edition
January 13, 2015
Microsoft BizTalk Adapter 2.0 for mySAP Business Suite
Microsoft BizTalk Adapter 2.0 for SAP
January 13, 2015
Microsoft BizTalk Adapter for MSMQ 2.0January 13, 2015
Microsoft Dynamics C5 2010January 13, 2015
Microsoft Flight Simulator X Deluxe Edition
Microsoft Flight Simulator X Standard Edition
January 13, 2015
Microsoft Host Integration Server 2004 Developer Edition
Microsoft Host Integration Server 2004 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Host Integration Server 2004 Standard Edition
January 13, 2015
 Microsoft MapPoint 2010 EuropeJanuary 13, 2015
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 Workgroup Edition
January 13, 2015
Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003
Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 R2
January 13, 2015
Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 Management Pack
Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 Standard Edition
Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 Standard Edition
January 13, 2015
 Microsoft Visual FoxPro 9.0 Professional EditionJanuary 13, 2015
 Windows Automated Installation Kit for Windows 7January 13, 2015
Windows Media Encoder 9 Series
Windows Media Encoder 9 Series x64 Edition
January 13, 2015
Microsoft BizTalk Accelerator for RosettaNet 3.0 Enterprise Edition
Mcrosoft BizTalk Accelerator for RosettaNet 3.0 Standard Edition
 April 14, 2015
 Microsoft Business Solutions for AnalyticsForecaster 6.7 April 14, 2015
 Microsoft Class Server 4.0 Standard Edition April 14, 2015
 Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004 Enterprise Edition April 14, 2015
Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 Standard Edition
 April 14, 2015
 Microsoft Voice Command 1.5 April 14, 2015


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