Windows 7 set to break sales records

windows7Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 7, is on course to break sales records following its launch today.The online retailer Amazon said that it was the "biggest grossing pre-order product of all time", having overtaken the likes of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and Nintendo’s Wii.Speaking at the launch of Windows 7 yesterday, Jeremy Fennell, Category Director at DSGi, which owns Dixons, Currys and PC World, said: "We have sold more copies of Windows 7 in three weeks on pre-order than Vista sold in its first year."At midnight, queues could be seen outside stores as computers users got ready to upgrade their PCs to the new system as soon as possible.

via Times Online.

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