Windows 7: Over 175 Million Licenses Served

Along with the reveal of big revenues, Microsoft also announced that Windows 7 is selling quite well. Yes, the great sales of Windows 7 helps drive the revenue, so it should be no surprise that Microsoft have moved 175 million copies of the OS.

"This continues our record breaking pace of more than 7 copies sold per second. And as of today – Windows 7 is now running on more than 16% of all PCs worldwide," Brandon LeBlanc, Microsoft community manager, blogged. "It's exciting to see this kind of response from customers who have helped make Windows 7 the fastest selling operating system in history."

Thanks to the bundling of Internet Explorer 8 with Windows 7, Microsoft boasts that IE8 is the fastest growing and most popular web browser in the market.

Read more about Microsoft's earnings here.

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  • cashews
    Now that Apple is considered evil, I guess that makes Microsoft the good guys.
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  • the associate
    They released a functioning OS, of course it's going to sell well considering so many still had XP.
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  • vaskodogama
    Windows7 deserves this, it's a great OS anyway! but IE8? nooo!
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  • cashews
    Now that Apple is considered evil, I guess that makes Microsoft the good guys.
    24
  • rohitbaran
    Ummm little less bad guys will be more proper.
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  • the associate
    They released a functioning OS, of course it's going to sell well considering so many still had XP.
    20