It’s been a month since Microsoft released it’s Windows 8 OS. And in that time Microsoft has sold some 40 million Windows 8 licenses. With the 40 million Microsoft is on pace to outsell Microsoft 7 as far as upgrades. That number shouldn’t surprise Microsoft since people have more options when it comes to devices. With Tablets in the mix they should definitely outsell Microsoft 7 when it comes to upgrading.
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. We built Windows 8 to work great on existing Windows 7 PCs. And we also set out to make upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 8 super easy.