End of Support Dates for Windows

Operating system Custard end of support date
Windows 7 31st July 2020 ✘ Unsupported
Windows 8 31st July 2023 ✔ Supported
Windows 10 31st May 2026 ✔ Supported

End of Support Dates for Servers

Operating system Custard end of support date
Windows Server 2008 & 2008 R2 (incl. SBS 2008) 31st July 2020 ✘ Unsupported
Windows Server 2012 & 2012 R2 30th April 2024 ✔ Supported
Windows Server 2016 31st May 2028 ✔ Supported
Windows Server 2019 31st March 2030 ✔ Supported
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SQL 2012 12th July 2022 ✔ Supported
SQL 2014 9th July 2024 ✔ Supported
SQL 2016 14th July 2026 ✔ Supported
SQL 2017 14th October 2027 ✔ Supported
SQL 2019 8th Jan 2030 ✔ Supported

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