There must be something to Win7

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by elgrecomac, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. elgrecomac macrumors 65816


    Jan 15, 2008
    San Diego
    For all the hoop-la we see about Apple in the press recently a small announcement came from Microsoft. I use Win 7 under Fusion because 2 major business apps: MS Project and MS Visio have not and will not be converted to OSX. Luckily, the Win OS is now an excellent and stable product.

    Microsoft reports record revenues, $19.02 billion for quarter
    by Andrew Munchbach
    The Microsoft machine seems to be picking up some serious steam. Sparked by strong sales of its Windows 7 operating system, Microsoft announced very strong quarterly earnings yesterday — highlighted by revenues of $19.02 billion; a new company record.* Here are some other figures form the balance sheet:
    Operating income $8.51 billion, up 43% year-over-year
    Net income $6.66 billion, up 60% year-over-year
    Diluted earnings per share $0.74, up 57% year-over-year
    Revenue of $19.02 billion includes $1.71 billion in deferred revenue from Windows upgrade program and OEM pre-sales
    Adjusted revenue $17.31 billion
    Adjusted earnings per share $0.60

    Microsoft also mentioned that they have sold over 60 million Windows 7 licenses since its launch on October 27th of 2009, making Windows 7 the fastest selling operating system to date.
  2. Stridder44 macrumors 68040


    Mar 24, 2003
    Windows has been a stable product since Vista (post-SP1). But yes, Windows 7 is pretty fantastic.

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