Windows XP

Windows XP follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy.

This applies to the following editions: Home, Professional, Professional for Embedded Systems, Professional x64, Starter

Important

Support for this product has ended. See migration guidance below.

Support Dates

Listing Start Date Mainstream End Date Extended End Date
Windows XP 12/31/2001 04/14/2009 04/08/2014

Releases

Version Start Date End Date
Service Pack 3 04/21/2008 04/08/2014
Service Pack 2 09/17/2004 07/13/2010
Service Pack 1a 02/03/2003 10/10/2006
Service Pack 1 08/30/2002 10/10/2006
Original Release 12/31/2001 08/30/2005

Note

The start date for Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition was April 24, 2005.

Editions

  • Home
  • Professional
  • Professional for Embedded Systems
  • Professional x64
  • Starter