If you have a computer running Windows XP, you might have encountered this error message by now.
“This version of Chrome is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser.“
You can see there is a link to dismiss the message and another linking pointing towards Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari.
Reasons for getting the error “This version of Chrome is no longer supported”
Google stopped supporting XP and Vista machines from April 2016. It means if you have Google Chrome installed in your PC, it will continue to work as usual. But Google won’t be releasing any new updates for the browser which is essential to keep the browser secure and add new features.
You won’t be able to use Gmail’s new features and other services like hangout. Gmail will load on chrome, but only in HTML view.
Work around for this problem
Use other browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and Opera. But let me remind you. Microsoft and Firefox also stopped supporting XP. It’s just a matter of time, you find problems with these browsers as well. As of now, Opera seems to work fine with XP. But again, it may not last for long as Opera may soon stop supporting XP.
What really works for “This version of Chrome is no longer supported” error message
The only real fix to this problem is to upgrade your OS to latest version Windows 10. If your computer runs on an old hardware, please check if the hardware configuration satisfies the minimum configuration needed for the upgrade. It won’t be a pleasant experience to run Windows 10 on an old hardware. So if needed, do a hardware upgrade as well.