LifeCycle

Table of LifeCycles of Windows Operating Systems.

Windows Operating Systems

Client operating systemsLatest update or service packEnd of mainstream supportEnd of extended support
Windows XPService Pack 314-Apr-098-Apr-14
Windows VistaService Pack 210-Apr-1211-Apr-17
Windows 7 *Service Pack 113-Jan-1514-Jan-20
Windows 8 **Windows 8.19-Jan-1810-Jan-23
Windows 10, released in July 2015 ***N/A13-Oct-2014-Oct-25

Windows Server Operating Systems

Product ReleaseLifecycle Start DateMainstream Support End DateExtended Support End DateService Pack Support End DateNotes
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition (32-bit x86)3/5/20067/13/20107/14/20154/14/2009
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 13/30/2005Not ApplicableNot Applicable4/14/2009
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 23/13/2007Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy here .
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard10/22/20091/13/20151/14/20204/9/2013
Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 12/22/2011Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy here .
Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 24/29/2009Review NoteReview NoteSupport ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy here .
Windows Server 2008 Standard5/6/20081/13/20151/14/20207/12/2011
Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard11/25/20131/9/20181/10/2023
Windows Server 2012 Standard10/30/20121/9/20181/10/2023