Products Ending Support in 2020

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Updated: February 2020

The following list represents products retiring or reaching the end of support in 2020. Upon retirement or end of support, there will be no new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates. 

For a comprehensive list of Microsoft products and their lifecycle policy timelines, including migration options, 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: The following products, governed by the Modern Policy, will retire in 2020.

Products (Modern Policy) Retirement 

System Center, version 1807 (all editions)

January 24, 2020

Azure Container Service
Windows Analytics

January 31, 2020

Windows 10, version 1709 (Enterprise, Education, IoT Enterprise)
Windows 10, version 1809 (Home, Pro, Pro Education, Pro for Workstation, IoT Core)

Windows Server version 1809 (Datacenter Core, Standard Core)

April 14, 2020

Visio Services in SharePoint Online September 30, 2020

Windows 10, version 1803 (Enterprise, Education, IoT Enterprise)

November 10, 2020

Windows 10, version 1903 (Enterprise, Home, Pro, Pro Education, Pro for Workstations, IoT Enterprise)
Windows Server, version 1903 (Datacenter, Standard)

December  8, 2020

InMage/ASR Scout

December 31, 2020


Products governed by the Fixed Policy: The following products, governed by the Fixed Policy, will end support in 2020. 

Product (Fixed Policy) End of Support 

Dynamics NAV 2009 R2
Expression Blend 3
Expression Design 3
Expression Encoder 3
Expression Studio 3
Expression Web 3
Hyper-V Server 2008
Hyper-V Server 2008 R2
Windows 7
Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server Update Services 3.0
Windows Storage Server 2008 (all editions)

January 14, 2020

Internet Explorer 10 January 31, 2020

Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010
Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 (all editions)

Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 (all editions)
Windows Identity Foundation

April 14, 2020

Wunderlist May 6, 2020

Expression Encoder 4
Expression Studio 4
Expression Web 4
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 for Terminal Services
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 for Windows Desktops
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 for Remote Desktop Services
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Sequencer
Microsoft Application Virtualization Hosting 4.6 for Windows Desktops
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010
Visual Studio 2010 (all editions)
Visual Basic 2010 Express
Visual Basic C# 2010 Express
Visual Basic C++ 2010 Express
Visual Web Developer 2010 Express
Windows MultiPoint Server 2010 (all editions)

July 14, 2020

Internet Information Services Smooth Streaming Client 1.0
Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2010
System Center Service Manager 2010

Windows Communication Foundation RIA Services

September 8, 2020

Access 2010
Dynamics GP 2010

Excel 2010
Excel Mobile 2010

Exchange Server 2010 (all editions)
FAST Search Server 2010 (all editions)
Groove Server 2010
Office 2010 (all editions)
OneNote 2010
PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint Server 2010
PowerPoint 2010
Project 2010
Project Server 2010
Publisher 2010

Search Server 2010
SharePoint Server 2010
System Center Data Protection Manager 2010
System Center Essentials 2010
Visio 2010 (all editions)
Visual Basic 2010 Express

Word 2010
Windows Embedded Standard 7
Office 2016 for Mac (all editions)
Excel 2016 for Mac
Outlook 2016 for Mac
PowerPoint 2016 for Mac
Word 2016 for Mac

October 13, 2020


Service Packs: The following service packs will end support in 2020. 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

Dynamics 365 Business Central on-premises

April 14, 2020

Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Service Pack 1

November 4, 2020


Products moving to Extended Support: The following products will be moving from Mainstream to Extended Support in 2020. 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.

Product End of Mainstream Support

Dynamics C5 2015
Dynamics CRM 2015
Dynamics SL 2015
Dynamics NAV 2015

January 14, 2020

Cloud Platform System
Cloud Platform System Standard
Dynamics GP 2015
Dynamics GP 2015 R2
Microsoft User Experience Virtualization 2.1 Service Pack 1

April 14, 2020

Azure StorSimple 8000 Series
Microsoft Azure StorSimple 1200 Series
StorSimple Data Manager

July 1, 2020

Access 2016
Excel 2016
Exchange Server 2016 (Enterprise, Standard)
Office Home and Business 2016
Office Home and Student 2016
Office Professional 2016
Office Professional Plus 2016
Office Standard 2016
Project Professional 2016
Project Standard 2016
Microsoft Publisher 2016
Outlook 2016
PowerPoint 2016
Skype for Business 2016
Skype for Business Server 2015
Visio Professional 2016
Visio Standard 2016
Visual Studio 2015 (all editions)
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2015 (all editions)
Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2015 LTSB
Windows Defender Antivirus for Windows 10
Windows Defender Exploit Guard
Word 2016

October 13, 2020


Change Log

September 2019 edits

ADDED: Windows Analytics, Windows Storage Server 2008 (all editions), Internet Explorer 10, StorSimple Data Manager, Visio Services in SharePoint Online
ADDED: Windows 10, version 1903 (Enterprise, Home, Pro, Pro for Workstations, IoT Enterprise) and Windows Server, version 1903 (Datacenter, Standard, IoT Enterprise) 
EDITED: Exchange Server 2010 (all editions) support extended from January 14, 2020 to October 13, 2020

January 2020 edits
ADDED: Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 for Remote Desktop Services, Expression Studio 4, Windows 10 Pro Education, 
EDITED: Visual Basic 2010 Express, Visual Basic C# 2010 Express, Visual Basic C++ 2010 Express, Visual Web Developer 2010 Express, Expression Encoder 4, Expression Web 4 date updated to July 14, 2020
EDITED: OneNote 2016 Mainstream Support extended from October 13, 2020 to October 10, 2023
EDITED: specific editions removed, "all editions" added to parent listing

February 2020 edits
ADDED: Dynamics 365 Business Central on-premises, Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Service Pack 1


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