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Windows 10 and 11 no longer available in Russia


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If someone with a Russian IP address tries to download the Windows ISO files directly from Microsoft's website, they get greeted with a message stating there was a problem with their request.

 

Attempting to download the Windows Update Assistant, Windows Media Creation Tool, or Windows 11 Installation Assistant also doesn't work, with users getting redirected to a webpage with an error message.

WWW.TECHSPOT.COM

Users in Russia are currently unable to download Windows 10 and 11 ISOs and installation tools from Microsoft's...

 

 

Easy to get around with a VPN, but I'd still hate to be a gamer in Russia these days, or just be in Russia at all. 

 

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Annoying for Russians, sure.  There's plenty of other sites that host the ISO's too that can be found usually by a quick google search, or yandex I guess because Russia.  That's not the point of the article though, the point is that Microsoft is cutting them off.  Kinda interesting that a company is involved so heavily in politics. -_-  But its 2022, and that's normal now.  Yeah, Windows 10 is looking even more and more like the last version of Windows I'm running or buying.......

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