Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for devices operating on Windows 7 and 8.1, effective January 10, 2023. This may affect how your device works with AOL products if you continue to use an older version of the software.
To be proactive, check what version of Windows you are using on your PC and consider upgrading to the newest version. If you choose not to upgrade, you may be at risk for serious security issues or have other software malfunctions
For more info, reach out to Microsoft directly.