Tis a sad day for gamers still running older Windows versions as Nvidia announced that it will be pulling support for Windows versions older than 10 (Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1) starting October 2021.
A: Microsoft has officially ended support for Windows 7 and Windows 8, with Windows 8.1 nearing the end of its lifecycle as well. The vast majority of our GeForce customers have migrated to Windows 10 OS. In order to ensure GeForce owners experience the best possible security, support, and functionality, NVIDIA will now focus on Windows 10 operating system.
A: August 31, 2021 (R470 GA5)
A: October 4, 2021 (R495 GA1)