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Win7 Forecast: 58M Copies by Fall; 75% Market by 2011

As we near the release of Microsoft's Windows 7 in October, insiders are now trying to predict just how popular it will be amongst consumers. A recent report suggests it could be very successful indeed. According to industry analysts IDC, Windows 7 ... should account for approximately half of all client operating systems shipped to corporate users by the year 2010. IDC predicts that should mean about 58 million copies of the new OS, which is set to ship October 22, 2009. Vista's Eclipse on Horizon The prediction means a quick eclipse of Windows Vista and even the long-lasting Windows XP, the ... (view more)


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