Ending Support in 2026

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The following list represents products retiring or reaching the end of support in 2026. 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 2026.

Product Retirement
Access 2021
Excel 2021
Office 2021
OneNote 2021
Outlook 2021
PowerPoint 2021
Project 2021
Publisher 2021
Visio 2021
Word 2021
October 13, 2026

Products reaching End of Support

The following products and releases, governed by the Fixed Policy, will end support in 2026.

Product End of Support
Advanced Threat Analytics 1.X
Dynamics CRM 2016 (Dynamics 365)
January 13, 2026
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse (Analytics Platform System)
March 31, 2026
Dynamics C5 2016
Dynamics NAV 2016
Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management 4.0
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 BitLocker Administration and Monitoring 2.5
Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset 10.0
User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) 2.1
April 14, 2026
Dynamics GP 2016
Dynamics GP 2016 R2
Infopath 2013
Project Server 2016
Project Server 2019
SharePoint Designer 2013
SharePoint Server 2016
SharePoint Server 2019
SQL Server 2016
July 14, 2026
Access LTSC 2021
Excel LTSC 2021
Office LTSC 2021
OneNote LTSC 2021
Outlook LTSC 2021
PowerPoint LTSC 2021
Project 2021 (LTSC)
Publisher LTSC 2021
Skype for Business LTSC 2021
Visio LTSC 2021
Windows 10 2016 LTSB
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSB 2016
Windows Server 2012, Extended Security Update Year 3
Windows Server 2012 R2, Extended Security Update Year 3
Word LTSC 2021
October 13, 2026

Products moving to Extended Support

The following products will be moving from Mainstream to Extended Support in 2026. 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
Windows Server 2022
Windows Server IoT 2022
October 13, 2026