Products Ending Support in 2018

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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.

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Product Retirements

The following products, governed by the Modern Policy, will retire in 2018.

Product Retirement
Azure Mobile Engagement
March 31, 2018
Dynamics Marketing
Parature, from Microsoft
May 15, 2018
Azure BizTalk Services
May 31, 2018
Azure Power BI Workspace Collection
July 30, 2018
Windows Server 2016 Nano Server installation option
October 9, 2018

Release End of Servicing

The following product releases, governed by the Modern Policy, will end support in 2018.

Product End of Servicing
Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, Version 1702
March 27, 2018
Windows 10 Home and Pro, Version 1607
Windows 10 IoT Core, Version 1607
April 10, 2018
Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, Version 1706
July 31, 2018
.NET Core 2.0
October 1, 2018
Windows 10 Home and Pro, Version 1703
Windows 10 IoT Core, Version 1703
October 9, 2018

Products reaching End of Support

The following products and releases, governed by the Fixed Policy, will end support in 2018.

Product End of Support
Dynamics C5 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007
Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2
Microsoft Office Communicator 2007
Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2
Microsoft Office PerformancePoint 2007
Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007
Microsoft PlayReady Server Software Development Kit 2.0
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007
Software Licensing and Protection Server
SQL Server 2016
Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise, released in November 2015
Windows 10 Mobile, released in November 2015
Windows Embedded Device Manager 2011
January 9, 2018
Dynamics CRM 4.0
Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5
Microsoft System Center Capacity Planner 2007
Visual Studio 2008
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2015, Original Release
Visual Studio Team System 2008
Windows Embedded CE 6.0
April 10, 2018
Dynamics CRM 2016 (Dynamics 365)
Microsoft Search Server 2008
Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2015
Windows Web Server 2008
July 10, 2018
Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET)
July 31, 2018
Adxstudio Portals v7.x
August 1, 2018
Expression 2
Lync Meeting Room
Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization 1.0
Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011
Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Service Pack 3
Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise, released in August 2016
Windows 10 Mobile, released in August 2016
October 9, 2018
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway, Medium Business Edition
November 12, 2018

Products moving to Extended Support

The following products will be moving from Mainstream to Extended Support in 2018. 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
Dynamics NAV 2013
Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
Hyper-V Server 2012
Hyper-V Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0
Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.1
Microsoft Application Virtualization Hosting 5.0 for Windows Desktops
Microsoft Application Virtualization Hosting 5.1 for Windows Desktops
Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset 8.0
User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) 1.0
Visual Studio 2012
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012
Windows 8.1
Windows Embedded 8.1 Pro
Windows RT
Workflow Manager 1.0
January 9, 2018
Access 2013
Dynamics GP 2013
Dynamics GP 2013 R2
Excel 2013
Exchange Server 2013
HPC Pack 2012
HPC Pack 2012 R2
Lync 2013
Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management 4.0
Microsoft Lync Phone Edition
Microsoft Lync Server 2013
Microsoft Office 2013
Microsoft OneNote 2013
Outlook 2013
PowerPoint 2013
Project 2013
Project Server 2013
Publisher 2013
SharePoint Foundation 2013
SharePoint Server 2013
Skype for Business 2015
Visio 2013
Word 2013
April 10, 2018
BizTalk Server 2013
BizTalk Server 2013 R2
Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring 2.0
Windows Embedded 8 Standard
Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry
July 10, 2018
Dynamics AX 2009
Dynamics AX 2012
Dynamics AX 2012 R2
Microsoft Office Audit and Control Management Server 2013
Windows Embedded Compact 2013
Windows MultiPoint Server 2012
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Storage Server 2012
Windows Storage Server 2012 R2
October 9, 2018