Windows NT 6.x

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Windows NT 6.x is a family of Microsoft Windows NT, starting with Vista and ending with 8.1. So far, Windows Vista is the only OS to have no support at all.

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OS Date Build NT Version Support status
Windows Vista January 30, 2007; 14 years ago (2007-01-30) Windows Vista Starter, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise NT 6.0 Mainstream support ended on April 10, 2012. Extended support ended on April 11, 2017.
Windows Server 2008 February 27, 2008; 13 years ago (2008-02-27) Windows Server 2008 Standard Mainstream support ended on January 13, 2015. Extended support will end on January 14, 2020; 14 months ago (2020-01-14)
Windows 7 July 22, 2009; 11 years ago (2009-07-22) Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Professional NT 6.1 Mainstream support ended on January 13, 2015. Extended support that excludes Professional and Enterprise will end on January 14, 2020; 14 months ago (2020-01-14). Extended support for Professional and Enterprise will end on January 10, 2023; 20 months' time (2023-01-10)
Windows Server 2008 R2 October 22, 2009; 11 years ago (2009-10-22) Applies for Windows Server 2008 R1. Mainstream support ended on January 13, 2015. Extended support will end on January 14, 2020; 14 months ago (2020-01-14). Extended Security Updates will end on January 10, 2023; 2 years' time
Windows Server 2012 September 4, 2012; 8 years ago (2012-09-04) Windows Server 2012 Foundations, Windows Server 2012 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 Standard NT 6.2 Mainstream support ended on October 9, 2018. Extended support will end on October 10, 2023; 2 years' time (2023-10-10)
Windows 8 October 26, 2012; 8 years ago (2012-10-26) Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 OEM, Windows 8 Enterprise Mainstream support ended on January 12, 2016. Extended support will end in 2026 (2026)
Windows 8.1 October 17, 2013; 7 years ago (2013-10-17) Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 OEM, Windows 8.1 Enterprise NT 6.3 Mainstream support ended on January 9, 2018. Extended support until 2023.
Windows Server 2012 R2 Applies for Windows Server 2012 R1 Mainstream support ended on October 9, 2018. Extended support until October 9, 2023; 2 years' time (2023-10-09)