Microsoft: 240 Million Windows 7 Licences Sold in First Year

Pulkit Chandna

Ahead of the first anniversary of the launch of Windows 7 on Friday, Microsoft has posted some stats about the first year. Writing on The Windows Blog , a perceptibly triumphant Brandon LeBlanc, a Windows Communications Manager at Microsoft, revealed that MS has sold 240 million Windows 7 licenses, making it “the fastest selling operating system in history.”

“Six months after launch, 100% (over 18,000) of our OEM partners were selling Windows 7 PCs versus 70% for Windows Vista PCs at a comparable time period. And there is an incredible ecosystem of products – software and hardware – that work great with Windows 7 too,” LeBlanc wrote.

LeBlanc also shared 7 lists of favorite Windows 7 highlights, including favorite Windows 7 features, themes, PCs and products. What do you like or dislike about Windows 7?

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