Google has announced that it is going to stop supporting bunch of older operating systems. Google has informed about this news through an official blog post, the Chrome browser won’t support older OS like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac OS X 10.6 “Snow Leopard”, Mac OS 10.7 “Lion” and Mac OS 10.8 “Mountain Lion”.
The company said that it won’t give software update and security updates on these OS platforms from April 2016. So if you are running any of these Windows and Mac OS, you have to update your OS before April 2016 to get a secure Google Chrome browser. Google Chrome will still works on these platforms, but your device will be at the risks from malware and virus.
Windows XP is an old and one of the most popular operating systems from Microsoft, which is still being used on lots of computers, so this is certainly a bad news for people, who are using Windows XP and are comfortable with the operating system. They can run Google Chrome on their system, but won’t get any updates that are very essential for protecting your system from malware and virus.
Finally, if you are using any of the operating system that is mentioned above, Google encourage you to upgrade it to some newer version, so that you can enjoy secure and better service of one of the most popular browser: Google Chrome.