Microsoft has sold 400 million licences & 100 million copies of Windows 7 & Office 2010 respectively since launch

Yesterday, during a keynote speech at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Los Angeles, Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, revealed that 400 million licences of Windows 7 as well as 100 million copies of Office 2010 has been sold since both the products launch.

According to Microsoft; Windows 7 is now running on 27.13% of all PCs worldwide. And of PCs running Windows 7 in the U.S., Internet Explorer 9 is now the most popular modern browser. Internet Explorer 9 is running on 17% of Windows 7 PCs worldwide.

Office 2010 is also the fastest-selling version of Office in history. Office is currently used by more than 750 million users worldwide according to Microsoft. Office 2010 was the first release of the productivity suite to include both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. Both versions were bundled into one DVD across seven different flavours.

Office 2010 also includes a free version with Microsoft Word and Excel. The free version Office Starter, contains reduced functionality of Word and Excel and advertising.

Ballmer also revealed that over 50,000 businesses have started Office 365 trial in the last two weeks since the product global launch.

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