Microsoft Reveals the Country Where Nearly 90% of Windows Is Pirated

But we can’t do anything about this, Microsoft says

  We can't do anything to force users pay for Windows, Microsoft said
Microsoft still struggles to convince and even force consumers to pay for a Windows license, but software piracy still exists in most countries all over the globe.

Microsoft still struggles to convince and even force consumers to pay for a Windows license, but software piracy still exists in most countries all over the globe.

However, there’s a country where software piracy affecting Microsoft’s products has reached an unexpected threshold: Indonesia.

Andreas Diantoro, Microsoft Indonesia CEO, said in a statement that 97 percent of the local computers run the Windows operating system but sadly, 86 percent of them are actually relying on a pirated version.

Out of the total 5 million computers sold in Indonesia in 2012, only 550,000 actually come with a paid license, while 4.3 million use a counterfeited version of the operating system.

“Only 11 percent are original users,” was quoted as saying by tempointeractive, while also pointing out that his company can’t do anything about this.

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