Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Nov 2012 15:17 UTC
Windows "As we pass the one month anniversary of the general availability of Windows 8, we are pleased to announce that to-date Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses. Tami Reller shared this news with industry and financial analysts, investors and media today at the Credit Suisse 2012 Annual Technology Conference. Windows 8 is outpacing Windows 7 in terms of upgrades." Not bad, but there are the usual asterisks, as Ars notes.
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RE[4]: Yeah.
by UltraZelda64 on Thu 29th Nov 2012 02:01 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Yeah."
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It is not a huge difference, it is an attempt to split hairs in order to build whatever argument based on pure appeal to emotion. I.e. nobody is forcing anyone to buy a PC running windows at gun point.

What's the alternative? A cheaply-made yet over-priced Mac without even the ability to easily swap parts and an even more locked down OS? Those Windows 7 PCs that OEMs are already trying to send to the sidelines, as they have already made Windows 8 the default in most cases, and will eventually try to ditch completely soon enough?

Edited 2012-11-29 02:02 UTC

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