During the Day 1 keynote of our annual Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Steve Ballmer revealed that Windows 7 has officially sold 400 million licenses to-date.
That equates to 7 copies of Windows 7 sold a second.
Windows 7 is now running on 27.13% of all PCs worldwide. And of PCs running Windows 7 in the U.S., Internet Explorer 9 is now the most popular modern browser. Internet Explorer 9 is running on 17% of Windows 7 PCs worldwide.
The new line from Microsoft is..
Windows 7 is the path to Windows 8.
Watch out for that tag line…
They believe that in the future, enterprise environments will be running a combination of Windows 8 devices and apps alongside Windows 7 PCs and apps.