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Google Drive Support Ends For These Windows PC Users

Google Drive Support Ends For These Windows PC Users

Last Updated: June 09, 2023, 14:16 IST

Drive will not work on Windows 8.1 machines from August

The cloud platform from Google will cease engaged on choose Windows variations from August this yr.

Google introduced that it’ll finish assist for “Drive for desktop” on Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and all 32-bit versions of Windows, in August.

“To avoid service interruption, Windows users should upgrade to Windows 10 (64 bit) or higher before August 2023,” Google mentioned in a assist web page.

The firm additional mentioned that customers of a 32-bit model of Windows can nonetheless entry Google Drive by means of a browser.

In April this yr, the corporate had restricted the variety of information that customers can create and save in Google Drive.

Now, customers can create a most of 5 million information in Drive.

According to Google spokesperson Ross Richendrfer, this modification goals to “keep robust efficiency and reliability” and will help prevent “misuse” of the corporate’s techniques.

Meanwhile, the corporate had launched a “search chips” feature for Drive, which allows users to filter by criteria like file type, owner and last modified date anywhere in the web app.

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