Windows Vista

Windows Vista follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy.

This applies to the following editions: Business, Business N, Business N 64-bit, Enterprise, Enterprise (64-bit), Enterprise X64, Home Basic, Home Basic 64-bit, Home Basic N, Home Basic N 64-bit, Home Premium, Home Premium 64-bit, Starter, Ultimate, Ultimate 64-bit


Support for this product has ended, see below for migration information.

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 Vista 2007-01-25T00:00:00.000-08:00 2012-04-10T22:59:59.999-08:00 2017-04-11T22:59:59.999-08:00


Version Start Date End Date
Service Pack 2 2009-04-29T00:00:00.000-08:00 2017-04-11T22:59:59.999-08:00
Service Pack 1 2008-02-04T00:00:00.000-08:00 2011-07-12T22:59:59.999-08:00
Original Release 2007-01-25T00:00:00.000-08:00 2010-04-13T22:59:59.999-08:00


  • Business
  • Business N
  • Business N 64-bit
  • Enterprise
  • Enterprise (64-bit)
  • Enterprise X64
  • Home Basic
  • Home Basic 64-bit
  • Home Basic N
  • Home Basic N 64-bit
  • Home Premium
  • Home Premium 64-bit
  • Starter
  • Ultimate
  • Ultimate 64-bit