Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud storage is facing technical support changes that users of older PCs running Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 should be aware of.
Microsoft already from January 1, 2022 It will not provide updates to the PC version of OneDrive installed on Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 devices. Auto-sync content will stop shortly 1. Mark 2022.
The company advocates for change with the need to redirect resources to developing newer technologies and operating systems. Details are posted on . Your community forum.
Most importantly, the files will still be available in the online OneDrive store, no matter what version of Windows the client is using. You will be able to back up your files manually, through the OneDrive web interface.
The company recommends owners of computers running these versions of the operating system to switch to Windows 10 or Windows 11. Support for Windows 8 ended in January 2016, with support for Windows 7 in early 2020.
Windows 11 is not an explicit necessity. Microsoft will technically cover Windows 10 until 2025.
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