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Steam Dropping Support for Windows XP SP1 in August

by on June 19, 2012
 

Valve has released a new client update for Steam, which notes that support for Windows XP SP1 is being dropped, effective Aug. 31.rolled out a new update for Steam, in which the company noted that the Windows XP SP1 support will be dropped on August 31st.

For users who are still running Windows XP SP1 (time to upgrade folks, c’mon!), Steam will still continue to run, but no additional support or updates will be providing for the aging OS.  Users who are running Windows XP Sp2 will still get continued support at this time.

Additional updates notes are as follows:
– Grid view now supports applying custom images to games and shortcuts, via the grid items context menu
– Fixed a bug where if you were disconnected from Steam, then reconnected, any tabbed chats would paint wrong until you changed tabs
– Fixed clearing login information in case  save account credentials on this computer is checked
– Fixed HTTP proxy related download issue
– Fixed client crash related to game stats system
– Fixed button to remove completed downloads
– Fixed html control not drawing if Steam wasn’t the foreground application
– Fixed html control being blank for a while on steam startup for some users
– Fixed Steam Cloud download errors in some situations

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