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Microsoft's profits in the three months to the end of March dropped slightly but the results still beat analysts' expectations after a surprise rise in sales of its Windows operating system.

The world's largest software firm made a net profit of $5.11bn (£3.2bn), compared with $5.23bn a year earlier.

Sales rose by 6% to $17.41bn.

Windows sales rose 4% against forecasts of a 4% decline, though sales at its entertainment division, which includes the Xbox console, fell 16%.

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About that time for a new Xbox! thumb.gif
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Well I have to say it's good to see MS alive and kicking.
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Dayum that's a lot of bn's...
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