Microsoft OneDrive app will stop syncing with Windows 7 and 8 on March 1st, 2022 | Engadget

The new OneDrive policy may push some users to install newer Windows versions even if they're otherwise happy with an old operating system.Please enter a valid email address That hurts Microsoft's bottom line, of course, but it also poses security risks WannaCry took advantage of organizations running outdated Windows versions. Microsoft is trying to nudge more people toward newer Windows versions. This will help "focus resources" on newer Windows platforms and technologies, according to OneDrive developers. As Thurott reports, Microsoft has warned that the OneDrive desktop app will stop syncing with personal Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 computers on March 1st, 2022. Microsoft is tying corporate OneDrive support to the Windows cycle for relevant machines. In other words, Microsoft really wants you to upgrade to Windows 10 or Windows 11.This isn't a completely unexpected move.
Microsoft is trying to nudge more people toward newer Windows versions. As Thurottreports, Microsoft has warned that the OneDrive desktop app will stop syncing with personal Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 comp… [+1325 chars]