Windows 7

Windows 7 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy.

This applies to the following editions: Enterprise, Enterprise N, Home Basic, Home Premium, Home Premium N, Professional, Professional for Embedded Systems, Professional N, Starter, Starter N, Ultimate, Ultimate for Embedded Systems, Ultimate N

Important

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

Support dates are shown in the Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Redmond, WA, USA.

Support Dates

Listing Start Date Mainstream End Date Extended End Date
Windows 7 2009-10-22T00:00:00.000-08:00 2015-01-13T22:59:59.999-08:00 2020-01-14T22:59:59.999-08:00

Releases

Version Start Date End Date
Extended Security Update Year 3* 2022-01-12T00:00:00.000-08:00 2023-01-10T22:59:59.999-08:00
Extended Security Update Year 2* 2021-01-13T00:00:00.000-08:00 2022-01-11T22:59:59.999-08:00
Extended Security Update Year 1* 2020-01-14T00:00:00.000-08:00 2021-01-12T22:59:59.999-08:00
Service Pack 1 2011-02-22T00:00:00.000-08:00 2020-01-14T22:59:59.999-08:00
Original Release 2009-10-22T00:00:00.000-08:00 2013-04-09T22:59:59.999-08:00

Tip

  • Extended Security Updates (ESU) are available through specific volume licensing programs for Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, and Professional for Embedded Systems editions of this product, for up to an additional three years past the end of support. Contact your Microsoft partner or account team to learn more.

Editions

  • Enterprise
  • Enterprise N
  • Home Basic
  • Home Premium
  • Home Premium N
  • Professional
  • Professional for Embedded Systems
  • Professional N
  • Starter
  • Starter N
  • Ultimate
  • Ultimate for Embedded Systems
  • Ultimate N