MacMusic  |  PcMusic  |  440 Software  |  440 Forums  |  440TV  |  Zicos
acirc
Search

Steam will stop working on Windows XP and Vista PCs next year

Wednesday June 13, 2018. 06:07 PM , from PC World
Bad news for owners of dedicated retro rigs: Steam is dropping support for Windows XP and Vista on January 1, 2019, Valve announced this week. And the deadline isn’t just for feature updates. If you’re still running one of those older operating system next year, Steam won’t work on your PC whatsoever.Steam supported the legacy operating systems for far longer than most software, but Valve says the program’s underlying nature requires it to sunset Windows XP and Vista.“The newest features in Steam rely on an embedded version of Google Chrome, which no longer functions on older versions of Windows,” the company wrote. “In addition, future versions of Steam will require Windows feature and security updates only present in Windows 7 and above.”To read this article in full, please click here
https://www.pcworld.com/article/3281449/gaming/steam-end-windows-xp-vista-support.html#tk.rss_all

Related News

News copyright owned by their original publishers | Copyright © 2004 - 2018 Zicos / 440Network
Current Date
Aug, Fri 17 - 15:24 CEST