Microsoft banned Russians from downloading Windows 10 and 11
The American corporation Microsoft has banned downloading Windows 10 and 11, samples of these operating systems, as well as the Media Creation Tool program from the official website in Russia. This was reported by users, writes CNews.
When trying to download programs, a page with the error “404 – File or Directory not found” is displayed. It is noted that at the moment there have been no official statements from Microsoft.
At the beginning of March 2022, Microsoft supported anti-Russian sanctions and announced that it would stop selling its products and providing services in Russia. “Today we are announcing that we are suspending all new sales of Microsoft products and services in Russia,” said company president Brad Smith. The top manager of the company clarified that the decision to temporarily stop the company’s work in the region was made due to the situation in Ukraine.