Windows: When software won’t be supported

January 14th: Windows 7 is no longer supported/no longer receiving security issues. More Windows will not be supported throughout 2020

Are You Keeping Up with Your Software to Insure Security and Supportability?

While expired software will continue to operate, security and operability patches will no longer be developed.

Below is a helpful list of all the major Microsoft products that will soon be no longer supported:

January 14th – Windows &; Windows Server 2008: Windows Server 2008R2

April 14th – Windows 10 1709 Enterprise / Education

May 12th – Windows 10 1809 Home / Professional

July 14th – Visual Studio: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010

September 8th – System Center Service Manager 2010

October 13th – System Center Essentials 2007; Systems Center Data Protection Manager 2010; Exchange 2010; Office 2010; Sharepoint 2010; Project Server 2010

November 10th – Windows 10 1803 Enterprise / Education

December 8th – Windows 10 1903 Home / Professional / Enterprise / Education

For a full list of software from Microsoft and when it will expire, this portal can help you dig up the information.

Note: If you have to keep Windows 7, Microsoft has announced Extended Security Updates, but is it quite expensive.

Extended Security Updates (ESU) are available 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. Go here to learn more. Support 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. Migration guidance can be found here.

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