Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 12th Sep 2007 20:12 UTC, submitted by Governa
Windows Sales of boxed copies of Windows Vista continue to significantly trail those of Windows XP during its early days, according to a soon-to-be-released report. Standalone unit sales of Vista at U.S. retail stores were down 59.7 percent compared with Windows XP, during each product's first six months on store shelves, according to NPD Group. In terms of revenue, sales are also down, but the drop has been less steep, at 41.5 percent.
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by Anacardo on Wed 12th Sep 2007 20:28 UTC
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Of the more than 60 professional computer users I know, only 3 have Vista. Of these three, every single one of them got Vista preinstalled with their newly purchased laptop. Of these guys, all three went back to Windows XP after some hard time trying to run the OS (Yes they even tried, one even resisted 3 months).
Therefore the report is definitely not surprising to me. What's surprising is that somebody decided to buy that operating system as a standalone box. Lucky me, I don't know any.

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