Windows Life cycle Overview

Windows Life cycle Information for Windows 10, 7, and 8.1

Windows 7 & Windows 8.1

Client Operating SystemsEnd of Mainstream SupportEnd of Extended Support
Windows 8.1January 9, 2018January 10, 2023
Windows 7, service pack 1January 13, 2015January 14, 2020

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Windows 10

Windows 10 VersionDate of AvailabilityEnd of service for Home, Pro, and Pro for Workstations EditionsEnd of Service for Enterprise and Education editions
Windows 10, version 1903May 21, 2019December 8, 2020December 8, 2020
Windows 10, version 1809November 13, 2018May 12, 2020May 11, 2021
Windows 10, version 1803April 30, 2018November 12, 2019November 10, 2020
Windows 10, version 1709October 17, 2017April 9, 2019April 14, 2020
Windows 10, version 1703April 5, 2017October 9, 2018October 8, 2019
Windows 10, version 1607August 2, 2016April 10, 2018April 9, 2019
Windows 10, version 1511November 10, 2015October 10, 2017October 10, 2017
Windows 10, version 1507July 29, 2015May 9, 2017May 9, 2017

Windows 10, Version 1703 End of Life

Run the Windows 10 (1703) Audit Report to find all affected installs.

Windows 10 LTSC/LTSB Enterprise

Windows 10 Version HistoryDate of AvailabilityMainstream Support End DateExtended Support End Date
Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2019
November 13, 2018January 9, 2024January 9, 2029
Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2016 LTSB
August 2, 2016October 12, 2021October 13, 2026
Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2015 LTSB
July 29, 2015October 13, 2020October 14, 2025

Windows Server

Server Operating SystemsPreceding Service PacksCurrent Service Pack & Date of AvailabilityNext Update & Estimated Date of Availability
Windows Server, version 1809 (Datacenter, Standard)Not applicableNovember 13, 2018 No service packs planned
Windows Server 2019 (Datacenter, Essentials, Standard)Not applicableNovember 13, 2018 No service packs planned
Windows Server, version 1803 (Datacenter, Standard)Not applicableApril 30, 2018 No service packs planned
Windows Server, version 1709 (Datacenter, Standard)Not applicableOctober 17, 2017 No service packs planned
Windows Server 2016
Datacenter, Essentials, Standard)
Not applicable October 15, 2016 No service packs planned
Windows Storage Server 2016Not applicable October 15, 2016 No service packs planned
Windows Server 2012 R2Not applicable October 18, 2013 No service packs planned
Windows Server 2012Not applicable October 30, 2012 No service packs planned
Windows Server 2008 R2Not applicableSP1
February 22, 2011
Not yet established
Windows Server 2008SP1
(Windows Server 2008 was released including SP1)
SP2
May 26, 2009
Not yet established