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Offline -budd-

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Steam dropping windows XP/Vista support
« on: December 07, 2018, 08:27:41 AM »
January 1 2019

https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=1558-AFCM-4577

Are there people still on these OS's? Thought I'd post just in case.
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Re: Steam dropping windows XP/Vista support
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2018, 08:33:45 AM »
I still have an XP partition for some stuff but no Steam games.

I can't say I blame them. They need to focus on OS's that are supported by the OS vendor.
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Re: Steam dropping windows XP/Vista support
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2018, 10:52:31 AM »
I sense the time coming when 8.1 is defunct...  :'(

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Re: Steam dropping windows XP/Vista support
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2018, 03:08:02 PM »
The question is will steam let old offline versions of steam be used that work on the last patches for these is versions?
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Re: Steam dropping windows XP/Vista support
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2018, 05:10:30 PM »
The question is will steam let old offline versions of steam be used that work on the last patches for these is versions?

I could test that with my ancient Falcon Northwest uber-laptop (a photo for which is still used in their custom photo gallery -- they have a comment about how nearly impossible it was to light the thing to photograph because I took a deep black clearcoat option!), which still runs Win XP (Service Pack 2). If I still remember on Jan 1.  ::)
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