Windows 7 is the fastest selling OS in history



/ 7 years ago

Microsoft announced at their annual worldwide partner conference the sales figures from their software products. CEO Steve Ballmer announced that sales of Windows 7 had reached 400 million licenses which is impressive given just last June the number was 150 million and by October it was 240 million. That means that Microsoft have sold 400 million copies in under 2 years making Windows 7 the fastest selling operating system in history. Microsoft also announced that the number of Office 2010 licenses sold rose to 100 million.

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9 Responses to “Windows 7 is the fastest selling OS in history”
  1. Leo Bien Durana says:

    If they'll include the pirated ones, I think those figures will be doubled.

  2. gaetan says:

    Leo Bien Durana;21693 wrote: If they'll include the pirated ones, I think those figures will be doubled.

    Who knows, it might be worse/better, it might quadriple!!

  3. greg0986 says:

    No surprise there! Got the looks of Vista with the performance of XP SP3 😀

  4. gaetan says:

    greg0986;21730 wrote: No surprise there! Got the looks of Vista with the performance of XP SP3 😀

    Correction, an improved look of Vista if you please 🙂

  5. greg0986 says:

    gaetan;21734 wrote: Correction, an improved look of Vista if you please 🙂

    I was going to say that but I couldn't think of how to say it :p

  6. lucas4 says:

    i must say that i do like windows 7 very much. it is just so efficient to work with and the handy features added in are very useful :)!

  7. gaetan says:

    lucas4;21767 wrote: i must say that i do like windows 7 very much. it is just so efficient to work with and the handy features added in are very useful :)!

    Agreed, I don't want to see a touch screen based Windows 8, as matter of fact I don't really want a Windows 8 at all, doesn't seem to be a reason to change the OS now.I mean why fix something that is working correctly?

  8. lucas4 says:

    gaetan;21771 wrote: Agreed, I don't want to see a touch screen based Windows 8, as matter of fact I don't really want a Windows 8 at all, doesn't seem to be a reason to change the OS now.I mean why fix something that is working correctly?

    very good point there. i have to agree tbh :)!

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