Products Ending Support in 2021

Originally published: June 2019
Updated: June 2020

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The following list represents products retiring or reaching the end of support in 2021. 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.

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 2021.

Product (Modern Policy) Retirement
Windows 10, version 1809 (Enterprise, Education, IoT Enterprise)
Windows 10, version 1909 (Home, Pro, Pro Education, Pro for Workstations)
Windows Server, version 1909 (Datacenter, Standard)
May 11, 2021
Skype for Business Online July 31, 2021
Silverlight 5 October 12, 2021

Products governed by the Fixed Policy

The following products, governed by the Fixed Policy, will end support in 2021.

Product (Fixed Policy) End of Support
BizTalk Server 2010 (all editions)
Host Integration Server 2010
Microsoft Sync Framework 2.1
January 12, 2021
Lync 2010 (all editions)
Lync Server 2010 (all editions)
Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization 2.0
Windows Embedded Compact 7
PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint Server 2010
Project Server 2010
SharePoint Server 2010
April 13, 2021
Dynamics Retail Management System 2.0 (all editions)
Dynamics CRM 2011
Dynamics SL 2011
SQL Server Compact 4.0
Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 (all editions)
July 13, 2021
BitLocker Administration and Monitoring 1.0 September 14, 2021
Dynamics AX 2009
Dynamics AX 2012
Dynamics AX 2012 R2
Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset 7.0
Windows Embedded POSReady 7
Windows Thin PC
October 12, 2021

Service Packs

The following service packs apply to Fixed Policy products, and will end support in 2021.

Service Pack End of Support
Visual Studio 2019 version 16.0 January 12, 2021

Products moving to Extended Support

The following products will be moving from Mainstream to Extended Support in 2021. 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
Advanced Threat Analytics 1.X
Dynamics 365 (CRM 2016)
Microsoft Identity Manager 2016*
January 12, 2021
Dynamics C5 2016
Dynamics NAV 2016
Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset 10
April 13, 2021
Dynamics GP 2016
Dynamics GP 2016 R2
InfoPath 2013
Project Server 2016
SharePoint Designer 2013
SharePoint Server 2016
SQL Server 2016
July 13, 2021
Dynamics AX 2012 R3
Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2016 LTSB
October 12, 2021

*Azure Support is available for Azure AD integration components through the end of Extended Support for Microsoft Identity Manager 2016. Go here to learn more.

Change Log

September 2019 edits
ADDED: Skype for Business Online, Silverlight 5
REMOVED: Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management 4.0 (support extended from January 12, 2021 to April 14, 2026)

February 2020 edits
ADDED: Windows 10, version 1909 (Home, Pro, Pro Education, Pro for Workstations), Windows Server, version 1909 (Datacenter, Standard), Windows Thin PC, Visual Studio 2019 version 16.0

April 2020 edits
EDITED: PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2010, Project Server 2010, extended from October 13, 2020 to April 13, 2021

June 2020 edits
EDITED: Added note to Extended Support for Microsoft Identity Manager 2016