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Stats on Windows XP and Windows 7

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Ascender is proud to offer licenses for Microsoft's fonts - to everyone from end users looking for a font that came with an old version of Publisher to developers and enterprises seeking Microsoft fonts for compatibility purposes, or for their on-screen quality or language support  features.

At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference 2010, Tami Reller, Corporate Vice President and CFO, Windows & Windows Live provided some interesting statistics about Windows and PCs:
  • There are 1.1 billion PC users worldwide
  • In the first seven months, 150 million licenses of Windows 7 were sold
  • 370 million Windows PCs expected to be shipped in the next 12 months
  • 40 million netbooks are expected to ship in the next 12 months
  • 74% of businesses still run Microsoft Windows XP
View the full presentation.

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