Visual C++ features deprecated in Visual Studio 2019 preview
Support for Windows XP development
The version of Visual C++ in Visual Studio 2019 preview 0 and later does not include support for creating code for Windows XP by using the v142 toolset. Support for Windows XP development by using the v141 toolset that shipped in Visual Studio 2017 is available as an optional component in the Visual Studio Installer. For information on how to install the v141 Windows XP platform toolset, see Configuring programs for Windows XP.