Products Ending Support in 2025

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Updated: February 2020

The following list represents products retiring or reaching the end of support in 2025. 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 2025.

Product (Modern Policy)


Windows 10 on Surface Hub

October 14, 2025


Products governed by the Fixed Policy: The following products, governed by the Fixed Policy, will end support in 2025.

Product (Fixed Policy)

End of Support

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

January 14, 2025

Dynamics GP 2015
Dynamics GP 2015 R2

April 8, 2025

Access 2016
Access 2019
Excel 2016
Excel 2019
Dynamics 365 Business Central on-premises
Exchange Server 2016 (all editions)
Exchange Server 2019 (all editions)
Office 2016 (all editions)
Office 2019 (all editions)
Outlook 2016
Outlook 2019
PowerPoint 2016
PowerPoint 2019 
Project 2016 (all editions)
Project 2019 (all editions)
Skype for Business 2016
Skype for Business 2019
Skype for Business Server 2015
Skype for Business Server 2019
Visio 2016 (all editions)
Visio 2019 (all editions)
Visual Studio 2015 
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2015
Windows 10 2015 LTSB (Enterprise, IoT Enterprise)
Windows Defender Antivirus for Windows 10
Windows Defender Exploit Guard

October 14, 2025


Products moving to Extended Support: The following products will be moving from Mainstream to Extended Support in 2025. 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.


End of Mainstream Support 

SQL Server 2019 on Linux (all editions)
SQL Server 2019 on Windows (all editions)

January 7, 2025


Change Log

September 2019 edits
REMOVED: Microsoft User Experience Virtualization Kit 2.1 (support extended from Apri 8, 2025 to April 14, 2026)

February 2020 edits
ADDED: Windows 10 on Surface Hub, SQL Server 2019 on Linux (all editions), SQL Server 2019 on Windows (all editions)