Microsoft Says 74% Of Business Computers Still Running On Windows XP


How big a flop was Vista? Big enough that 74% of business PC’s are still running on XP.

Tammi Reller, CVP of Microsoft Windows dropped that stat this morning at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference.

Naturally, Reller spun this as a good thing. It means Microsoft has a huge opportunity to convert XP users into Windows 7 users.

Reller also says the average age of a PC is the highest it’s been in a decade at 4.4 years old.


Again, she sees this as a plus for Microsoft since it means people will be upgrading their computers.

Earlier in the day, CEO Steve Ballmer said Microsoft will sell 350 million Windows 7 licenses this year.

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