Microsoft launched Windows Vista in January 2007 and stopped supporting it in April 2017.
Microsoft no longer provides Vista security patches and has stopped updating Microsoft Security Essentials.
It’s no longer worth software providers and websites spending money testing and adapting their code to make sure it works with Vista, so you’re likely to face increasing problems using it online.
If Thomas will allow me a post nothing to do with Japan, on the subject of saving the planet via computers, I'd like to plug this search engine I've been using for the last few months. For roughly every 45 searches you do, they plant a tree in a developing country and have planted over 50 million so far.Keep calm and use Linux. It helps save the planet, too (less e-waste).