Products Reaching End of Support for 2018

Applies to: General

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Updated: June 2018

The following list represents some of the products reaching end of support in the next year. For a comprehensive list of Microsoft products and their lifecycle policy timelines, please search the Microsoft 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 Microsoft Support website.

Products governed by the Modern Policy moving to end of support: The following products, governed by the Modern Policy, have announced end of support for 2018. There will be no new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates.

Product (Modern Policy)

End of Support

System Center Configuration Manager 1702

March 27, 2018

Microsoft Azure Mobile Engagement

March 31, 2018

Windows 10, version 1607 (Enterprise, Education, Pro, Home, IoT Enterprise) 
Windows Server 2016 Datacenter edition, Nano Server installation option
Windows Server 2016 Standard edition, Nano Server installation option

April 10, 2018

Parature, from Microsoft
Microsoft Dynamics Marketing

May 15, 2018

Microsoft Azure BizTalk Services May 31, 2018
PowerBI Workspace Collection July 30, 2018

System Center Configuration Manager 1706

July 31, 2018

Visio Services in SharePoint Online

September 20, 2018

Adxstudio Portals v7
Windows 10, version 1703 (Enterprise, Education, Pro, Home, IoT Enterprise) 

October 9, 2018

 

Products governed by the Fixed Policy moving to end of support: The following products, governed by the Fixed Policy, have announced end of support in 2018. There will be no new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates.

Product (Fixed Policy)

End of Support

Microsoft Dynamics C5 2014
Microsoft Expression Encoder
Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007, all editions
Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2, all editions
Microsoft Office Communicator 2007
Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2
Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 Phone Edition
Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007
Microsoft PlayReady Server Software Development Kit v. 2.0
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007
Windows Embedded Device Manager 2011
Windows Embedded Device Manager Software Development Kit
Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise, released in November 2015
Windows 10 Mobile, released in November 2015

January 9, 2018

FAST Unity 2.5

April 1, 2018

Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5
Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, all editions
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008, all editions
Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0
Microsoft Office Accounting 2008, all editions
Microsoft System Center Capacity Planner 2007
Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition
Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition
Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition
Windows Embedded CE 6.0

April 10, 2018

FAST Featured Content 1.3
FAST Recommendations 2.2

April 23, 2018

FAST ESP 5.2

May 9, 2018

FAST ImPulse 5.0

July 1, 2018

Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008
Microsoft Search Server 2008, all editions
StorSimple 5000/7000 Series
Windows Web Server 2008

July 10, 2018

FAST ESP 5.3

July 16, 2018

FAST Recommendations 2.5

October 8, 2018

Lync for Mac 2011
Lync Meeting room
Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization

Windows 10 Mobile, released in August 2016

Microsoft Expression 2 – all editions

October 9, 2018

FAST AdMomentum 3

November 2, 2018

Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway, Medium Business Edition

November 12, 2018

FAST ImPulse 5.1

December 18, 2018

 

Service Packs moving to end of support: The following service packs have announced end of support in 2018. To remain in support, customers must move to the latest service pack. Initial releases (RTM) of a product are considered Service Pack 0. When a new service pack is released customers will have 12 or 24 months of support to allow time to transition to the latest service pack. For more information, see our Service Pack Policy.

Service Pack

End of Support

Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 for Remote Desktop Services Service Pack 3,

Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 for Windows Desktops Service Pack 3,

Microsoft Application Virtualization Hosting 5.0 for Windows Desktops Service Pack 3

Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset 8.0 Service Pack 1

Microsoft User Experience Virtualization Service Pack 1

Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Update 4

Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012 Update 4

January 9, 2018

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2015 Update 3
Dynamics CRM 2016 Service Pack 0 (RTM version)

July 10, 2018

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3

October 9, 2018

 

Products Transitioning from Mainstream to Extended Support: The following products will be moving from Mainstream Support into Extended Support over the next year. 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 Application Virtualization 5.1 for Remote Desktop Services
Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.1 for Windows Desktops
Microsoft Application Virtualization Hosting 5.1 for Windows Desktops
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Software Development Kit
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Tools for Applications Software Development Kit
Service Bus for Windows Server
Windows 8.1, all editions
Workflow Manager 1.0
Workflow Manager Client 1.0
Workflow Manager Tools for Visual Studio 2012

January 9, 2018

Exchange Server 2013, all editions
Microsoft Access 2013
Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management 4.0
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013
Microsoft Excel 2013
Microsoft HPC Pack 2012
Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 R2
Microsoft Lync 2013
Microsoft Lync Phone Edition
Microsoft Lync Server 2013, all editions
Microsoft Office 2013
Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013
Microsoft OneNote 2013
Microsoft Outlook 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
Microsoft Project 2013, all editions
Microsoft Project Server 2013
Microsoft Publisher 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
Microsoft Visio 2013
Microsoft Word 2013
Skype for Business 2015

April 10, 2018

Microsoft Lync 2013 Software Development Kit

April 20, 2018

BizTalk Server 2013, all editions
BizTalk Server 2013 R2, all editions
Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring 2.0
Windows Embedded 8 Standard
Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Enterprise
Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro

July 10, 2018

Microsoft Audit and Control Management Server 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse
Windows Embedded Compact 2013
Windows Multipoint Server 2012, all editions
Windows Server 2012, all editions
Windows Server 2012 R2, all editions
Windows Server Update Services for Windows Server 2012
Windows Storage Server 2012, all editions
Windows Storage Server 2012 R2, all editions

October 9, 2018

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