Dropbox ending support for Windows XP - but not Vista!??


Vista Guru
At a time when many software makers are treating Vista like XP's ugly little brother, this is a pleasant surprise: https://www.dropbox.com/help/9227.

Those running Windows XP are actually advised to "update to Windows Vista or a later version.":confused:

That makes me feel somewhat better about purchasing this expensive rig in 2008 to replace my pitiful XP machine.:)

As far as I know, the only other product that supports Vista but not XP is Pale Moon: https://www.palemoon.org/PM_end_of_WinXP_support.shtml. (Well there's also IE 9 and the latest versions of MSE.)

Edit: BullGuard antivirus also supports Vista but not XP, and apparently so do 2017 betas of ESET and Vipre.
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I had a notification today that Dropbox has stopped support for Vista.

We're reaching out to let you know that Dropbox no longer supports the following operating systems: OS X 10.6, OS X 10.7, OS X 10.8, and Windows Vista. The minimum supported operating systems are now Windows 7 or later for PCs, and OS X 10.9 or later for Apple computers.
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