"Office commands 17.4 percent of all PC software dollar volume, including PC games," Swenson said. "When people go to the store to buy software, there's a good chance they'll end up buying Microsoft Office."
Even though Vista has sold very well, however, that isn't to say that people are picking it up off the shelves – in fact, quite the opposite. The overwhelming majority of Vista licenses are sold through OEMs and retailers selling PCs. Regardless, it seems the launch of both of these products has fared well for Microsoft.