Microsoft Quarter Huge Thanks To Windows 7
“Microsoft blew past expectations for December quarter revenue and profits thanks to huge Windows 7 sales.
Specifically, the Windows division achieved $6.9 billion in sales, up 70% year-over-year and beating Wall Street estimates in the low-to-mid $6 billion range. Microsoft says it has sold 60 million Windows 7 licenses so far, "making it the fastest selling operating system in history."
The $5.4 billion in operating income from the Windows division represented more than 60% of the company's total.”