Support End Dates for Microsoft Products and Service Pack

Microsoft is an American technology company, Which major products are computer software like; Client & Server based Windows Operating Systems, Office Suits, Skype, Visual Studio, Azure, Services such as;  MSN, Bing, Outlook mail, Technet, Internet Explorer & hardware like; Xbox, Windows Based Mobile etc. It’s headquarter is situated in Redmond, Washington, USA.
No doubt, Microsoft is worldwide biggest software maker company, If measure it by revenue, Which was founded 40 years ago in April 04, 1975 by Bill Gates (A richest person in the world) & Paul Allen. It has 128,076 employ with US$ 86.83 billion yearly Revenue in 2014.

Microsoft Headquarter

Microsoft has many products as mentioned above, So we’ll get a brief introduction of its software products to know their release & expire dates.Microsoft Support Ending
Microsoft Windows:

Microsoft Product Life-cycle Start Date Mainstream Support Ends Extended Support Ends Service Pack Support Ends
 Windows XP  24-08-2001  Expired  Expired  Expired
 Windows Vista  30-01-2007  Expired  April 11, 2017  Expired
 Windows 7 Service Pack 1  2/22/2011  Review Note  Review Note  Review Policy
 Windows 7 Starter  10/22/2009  1/13/2015  1/14/2020  4/9/2013
Windows 7 Home Basic  10/22/2009  1/13/2015  1/14/2020  4/9/2013
 Windows 7 Home Premium  10/22/2009  1/13/2015  1/14/2020  4/9/2013
 Windows 7 Professional  10/22/2009  1/13/2015  1/14/2020  4/9/2013
 Windows 7 Ultimate  10/22/2009  1/13/2015  1/14/2020  4/9/2013
 Windows 8 St  10/30/2012  1/9/2018  1/10/2023  1/12/2016
 Windows 8 Pro  10/30/2012  1/9/2018  1/10/2023  1/12/2016
 Windows 8 Enterprise  10/30/2012  1/9/2018  1/10/2023  1/12/2016
 Windows 8.1 St  11/13/2013  Review Note  Review Note  –
 Windows 8.1 Pro  11/13/2013  Review Note  Review Note  –
Windows 8.1 Enterprise  11/13/2013 7/11/2017  Review Note  –
Windows Phone 8.1  6/24/2014  Review Note  Review Note  –
Windows 10 Technical Preview September 2014 Review Note Review Note  –
Windows 10  29/07/2015 TBD TBD  –

Microsoft has provided Windows 10 technical preview for developers to check any issue, Now Windows 10 full version is being released by Microsoft at 29 July, 2015, Which is free for one year.
Microsoft Servers:

Microsoft Product Life-cycle Start Date Mainstream Support Ends Extended Support Ends Service Pack Support Ends
Windows Server 2003 5/28/2003 7/13/2010 7/14/2015 4/10/2007
Windows Server 2003 R2 3/5/2006 7/13/2010 7/14/2015 4/14/2009
Windows Server 2008 5/6/2008 1/13/2015 1/14/2020 7/12/2011
Windows Server 2008 R2 10/22/2009 1/13/2015 1/14/2020 4/9/2013
Windows Server 2012 10/30/2012 1/9/2018 1/10/2023  –
Windows Server 2012 R2 11/25/2013 1/9/2018 1/10/2023  –

Microsoft Office Suite:

Microsoft Product Life-cycle Start Date Mainstream Support Ends Extended Support Ends Service Pack Support Ends
Office 2003 Series 11/17/2003 4/14/2009 4/8/2014 7/27/2005
Office 2007 Series 1/27/2007 10/9/2012 10/10/2017 1/13/2009
Office 2010 Series 7/15/2010 10/13/2015 10/13/2020 7/10/2012
Office 2011 Mac Series 12/9/2010 1/12/2016 Not Applicable  –
Office 2013 Series 1/9/2013 4/10/2018 4/11/2023 4/14/2015

Internet Explorers:

Microsoft Product Life-cycle Start Date Mainstream Support Ends Extended Support Ends Service Pack Support Ends
Internet Explorer 7 10/18/2006 Review Note Review Note  –
Internet Explorer 8 6/17/2009 Review Note Review Note  –
Internet Explorer 9 3/15/2011 Review Note Review Note  –
Internet Explorer 10 10/30/2012 Review Note Review Note  –
Internet Explorer 11 11/13/2013 Review Note Review Note  –

Author’s Point of View:
Recently, Microsoft has purchased Skype with seeing its popularity in market to make free calls everywhere from skype to skype. Microsoft also joined video game industry with Xbox & Mobile phones industry with Windows Phone OS. Microsoft entered first time in the PC production market launching Microsoft Surface (Windows RT based Tablet), Sometimes ago, Microsoft has offered its services for Nokia’s Windows Based Mobile, As its previous attempts with Danger Inc. to make Kin (Mobile for Social Networking).

At 25 March, 2014 Microsoft created Windows Azure (A Cloud computing platform) with initial release on February 01, 2010.
Basically, Microsoft is a software company, But its founder has so much wealth that, You can consider him as 20th richest country in the world, So he can do anything as he want.
What do you want to do in your life, Must have A Mind Blowing Idea to Earn So Much???

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