Steam not updating vista

Do any of you still use XP or know someone who does?

Will you be making the jump to something newer now?

Windows Vista is not mentioned in most articles about updating a computer to Windows 10 because Vista is not included in Microsoft’s free upgrade offer for the new operating system.

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By dropping support for XP and Vista, Valve won’t have to compromise on future feature updates for the sake of the few still using old operating systems.

With that said, Windows 7 and 8.1 will continue to be supported for the time being.

Despite being long outdated, a surprising number of people still use Windows XP and Windows Vista today.

According to netmarketshare, at the end of 2018, 4.54 percent of desktop PCs were still running Windows XP, meanwhile 0.2 percent were still on Vista.

If you are interested in moving from Windows Vista to Windows 10, you can get there by doing a time-consuming clean installation after buying the new operating system software, or by purchasing a new PC.

To go the less expensive route, first make sure your computer meets the Windows 10 system requirements, which are listed on Microsoft’s website.

For example, the newest features in Steam it explained.

Valve is also implementing Steam features which require modern Windows features and security updates that are only present in Windows 7 and newer.

Overall, Steam users tend to have more modern and powerful PCs than the 'average' and nearly 64 per cent of them are on Windows 10 64-bit (followed by 26 per cent on Windows 7 64-bit).

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