Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet blog All About Microsoft reports that Microsoft announced that Windows 7 is now running on 300 million PC’s. Here are some details:
Microsoft has sold 300 million copies of Windows 7 to date, officials said on January 27, the day the company is reporting its Q2 FY11 earnings.
That’s up from the 240 million figure we last heard in October 2010.
Microsoft execs also said that Windows 7 is now on 20 percent of all Internet-connected PCs.
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Its a testament to how well Windows 7 has resonated with businesses and consumers world wide. As more persons and businesses continue to retire and upgrade older Windows XP systems, Windows 7 should experience significant growth in 2011 and beyond.