Products Ending Support in 2025

Originally published: June 2019
Updated: June 11, 2020

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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. Go here to learn about Fixed and Modern Lifecycle policies and service packs.

Products governed by the Modern Policy

The following products, governed by the Modern Policy, will retire in 2025.

Product (Modern Policy) Retirement
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 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 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
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)

June 2020 edits
REMOVED: Windows Defender Antivirus for Windows 10