Microsoft products reaching End of Support 2023

In 2023, a list of Microsoft products will reach their End of Support on scheduled dates. Hence, there will be no new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates.

The following products and releases, governed by the Fixed Policy, will reach their end of support in 2023:

Product End of Support Date
Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Dynamics NAV 2013

Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

Internet Information Services (IIS), IIS 8.5 on Windows 8.1

Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset 8.0

Microsoft Report Viewer 2012 Runtime

Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2012

Service Bus for Windows Server

User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) 1.0

Visual Studio 2012

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012

Windows 7, Extended Security Update Year 3

Windows 8.1

Windows Defender For Windows 8 and 8.1

Windows Embedded 8.1 Pro

Windows RT

Windows Server 2008, Extended Security Update Year 3

Windows Server 2008 R2, Extended Security Update Year 3

Workflow Manager 1.0


January 10, 2023
Access 2013

Dynamics GP 2013

Dynamics GP 2013 R2

Excel 2013

Exchange Server 2013

HPC Pack 2012

HPC Pack 2012 R2

Lync 2013

Microsoft Lync Phone Edition

Microsoft Lync Server 2013

Microsoft Office 2013

Microsoft OneNote 2013

Outlook 2013

PowerPoint 2013

Project 2013

Project Server 2013

Publisher 2013

SharePoint Foundation 2013

SharePoint Server 2013

Skype for Business 2015

Visio 2013

Word 2013


April 11, 2023
BizTalk Server 2013

BizTalk Server 2013 R2

Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement Apps, version 9 (on-premises update), Original Release (ver 9.0)

Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring 2.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Extended Security Update Year 4 (Azure only)

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, Extended Security Update Year 4 (Azure only)

Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Extended Security Update Year 1

Visual Studio 2022 , Version 17.0 (LTSC channel)

Windows Embedded 8 Standard

Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry


July 11, 2023
Excel 2019 for Mac

Hyper-V Server 2012

Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

Internet Explorer 7

Internet Information Services (IIS), IIS 8 on Windows Server 2012

Internet Information Services (IIS), IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft Office 2019 for Mac

Microsoft Office Audit and Control Management Server 2013

Outlook 2019 for Mac

PowerPoint 2019 for Mac

Windows Embedded Compact 2013

Windows Embedded POSReady 7, Extended Security Update Year 2

Windows Embedded Standard 7, Extended Security Update Year 3

Windows MultiPoint Server 2012

Windows Server 2012*

Windows Server 2012 R2*

Windows Server Update Services for Windows Server 2012

Windows Server Update Services for Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Storage Server 2012

Windows Storage Server 2012 R2

Word 2019 for Mac


October 10, 2023

*Note that one may purchase Extended Security Updates (ESU) for Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2. Learn more about ESU here:

If you are currently using any of those products, we recommend searching for suitable alternatives from Microsoft. The software licensing experts at SCHNEIDER IT MANAGEMENT would be more than happy to assist you with finding the right alternatives. Contact us for free consultancy.

The End of Support of these products happens according to the Fixed Lifecycle Policy of Microsoft. The Fixed Lifecycle Policy applies to many commercial and some consumer products currently available through retail purchase and/or volume licensing. It provides:

  • A defined support and servicing Lifecycle timeline at the time of product launch
  • A minimum of five years Mainstream Support
  • An additional period of Extended Support for some products.

Note, that there are more products retiring or reaching the end of support in 2023. Please visit: for information on all Microsoft products ending support in 2023.

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