Windows 10 and 11 can no longer be installed in Russia, writes the news agency CASS and beeping computer† Russians trying to do so receive an error message.
It is not known if Microsoft intentionally blocked downloads from its computer operating systems or if this was an error. The company has not yet responded.
People wishing to install Windows 11 will be redirected to a Microsoft help page. The Windows 10 download page shows an error that the file was not found. Operating systems can be downloaded through a VPN, with which a user can establish their connection through a different location.
In March, Microsoft announced that it would suspend sales of products and services in Russia due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Earlier this month, Microsoft announced its withdrawal from the country. The company should say goodbye to 400 employees.