Microsoft End of Life List for 2020 released

Microsoft have released the list of products where support (either mainstream or extended) is ending this year.

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. 

Products governed by the Modern Policy: The following products, governed by the Modern Policy, will retire in 2020.

Products (Modern Policy)Retirement 
System Center Data Protection Manager, version 1807
System Center Operations Manager, version 1807
System Center Orchestrator, version 1807
System Center Service Manager, version 1807
System Center Virtual Machine Manager, version 1807
January 24, 2020
Azure Container Service
Windows Analytics
January 31, 2020
Windows 10, version 1709 (Enterprise, Education, IoT Enterprise)
Windows 10, version 1809 (Home, Pro, Pro for Workstation, IoT Core)
Windows Server version 1809 (Datacenter Core, Standard Core)
April 14, 2020
Visio Services in SharePoint OnlineSeptember 30, 2020
Windows 10, version 1803 (Enterprise, Education, IoT Enterprise)November 10, 2020
Windows 10, version 1903 (Enterprise, Home, Pro, Pro for Workstations, IoT Enterprise)
Windows Server, version 1903 (Datacenter, Standard, IoT Enterprise)
December  8, 2020
InMage/ASR ScoutDecember 31, 2020

Products governed by the Fixed Policy: The following products, governed by the Fixed Policy, will end support in 2020. 

Product (Fixed Policy)End of Support 
Dynamics NAV 2009 R2
Expression Blend 3
Expression Design 3
Expression Encoder 3
Expression Studio 3
Expression Web 3
Hyper-V Server 2008
Hyper-V Server 2008 R2
Windows 7
Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server Update Services 3.0
Windows Storage Server 2008 (all editions)
January 14, 2020
Internet Explorer 10January 31, 2020
Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010
Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010
Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 R2
Microsoft HPC Pack 2008
Windows Identity Foundation
April 14, 2020
Expression Encoder 4
Expression Studio 4
Expression Web 4
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 for Terminal Services
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 for Windows Desktops
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 for Remote Desktop Services
Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Sequencer
Microsoft Application Virtualization Hosting 4.6 for Windows Desktops
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010
Visual Studio 2010 (all editions)
Visual Basic 2010 Express
Visual Basic C# 2010 Express
Visual Basic C++ 2010 Express
Visual Web Developer 2010 Express
Windows MultiPoint Server 2010
Windows MultiPoint Server 2010 Academic
July 14, 2020
Internet Information Services Smooth Streaming Client 1.0
Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2010
System Center Service Manager 2010
Windows Communication Foundation RIA Services
September 8, 2020
Access 2010
Dynamics GP 2010
Excel 2010
Excel Mobile 2010
Exchange Server 2010 (all editions)
FAST Search Server 2010 (all editions)
Groove Server 2010
Office 2010 (all editions)
OneNote 2010
PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint Server 2010
PowerPoint 2010
Project 2010
Project Server 2010
Publisher 2010
Search Server 2010
SharePoint Server 2010
System Center Data Protection Manager 2010
System Center Essentials 2010
Visio 2010 (all editions)
Visual Basic 2010 Express
Word 2010
Windows Embedded Standard 7
Office 2016 for Mac (all editions)
Excel 2016 for Mac
Outlook 2016 for Mac
PowerPoint 2016 for Mac
Word 2016 for Mac
October 13, 2020

Products moving to Extended Support: The following products will be moving from Mainstream to Extended Support in 2020. Extended Support lasts for a minimum of 5 years and 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.

ProductEnd of Mainstream Support
Dynamics C5 2015
Dynamics CRM 2015
Dynamics SL 2015
Dynamics NAV 2015
January 14, 2020
Cloud Platform System
Cloud Platform System Standard
Dynamics GP 2015
Dynamics GP 2015 R2
Microsoft User Experience Virtualization 2.1 Service Pack 1
April 14, 2020
Azure StorSimple 8000 Series
Microsoft Azure StorSimple 1200 Series
StorSimple Data Manager
July 1, 2020
Access 2016
Excel 2016
Exchange Server 2016 (Enterprise, Standard)
Office Home and Business 2016
Office Home and Student 2016
Office Professional 2016
Office Professional Plus 2016
Office Standard 2016
Project Professional 2016
Project Standard 2016
Microsoft Publisher 2016
Outlook 2016
PowerPoint 2016
Skype for Business 2016
Skype for Business Server 2015
Visio Professional 2016
Visio Standard 2016
Visual Studio 2015 (all editions)
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2015 (all editions)
Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2015 LTSB
Windows Defender Antivirus for Windows 10
Windows Defender Exploit Guard
Word 2016
October 13, 2020


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