Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2003 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy.

This applies to the following editions: Datacenter (32-bit x86), Datacenter (x64), Datacenter for Itanium-Based Systems, Enterprise (32-Bit x86), Enterprise for Itanium-based Systems, Enterprise X64, Standard (32-bit x86), Web

Support dates are shown in the Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Redmond, WA, USA.

Support Dates

Listing Start Date Mainstream End Date Extended End Date
Windows Server 2003 2003-05-28T00:00:00.000-08:00 2010-07-13T22:59:59.999-08:00 2015-07-14T22:59:59.999-08:00


Version Start Date End Date
Service Pack 2 2007-03-13T00:00:00.000-08:00 2015-07-14T22:59:59.999-08:00
Service Pack 1 2005-03-30T00:00:00.000-08:00 2009-04-14T22:59:59.999-08:00
Original Release 2003-05-28T00:00:00.000-08:00 2007-04-10T22:59:59.999-08:00


Itanium-Based Systems have a start date of June 19, 2003.


  • Datacenter (32-bit x86)
  • Datacenter (x64)
  • Datacenter for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Enterprise (32-Bit x86)
  • Enterprise for Itanium-based Systems
  • Enterprise X64
  • Standard (32-bit x86)
  • Web