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Microsoft posts strong revenue on Windows 7 success

By Jos
Jan 29, 2010
  1. Microsoft ended a string of disappointing quarterly financial results yesterday, as it announced the numbers for its second quarter of fiscal 2010 yesterday, which ended on December 31 2009. Fueled by a strong demand for Windows 7 and well-managed costs, the company saw a 14% jump in revenue to just over $19 billion, while profit rose an astounding 60% to 6.6 billion.

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  2. Wow! this eyewatering profit figure for MS should see prices fall er...I dont think so given its past record.lol
     
  3. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,212   +174

    "more than 60 million Windows 7 licenses were sold in the three-month period"

    Wow! Good job Microsoft guys! I wonder if that includes the 3 computer license for home users, or is that tracked as a single license that can be sued 3 times? Either way, Windows 7 looks like it's off to a good start.
     
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