Products Ending Support in 2018

Originally published: September 19, 2017

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The following list represents products retiring or reaching the end of support in 2018. 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. Go here to learn about Fixed and Modern Lifecycle policies and service packs.

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 (Home, Pro, Pro for Workstation, IoT Core)
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 apply to Fixed Policy products, and will end support in 2018.

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 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