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Looks like sales are actually increasing since the first 40 million in 100 days:

http://www.reuters.com/article/marke...0070726?rpc=44
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post #2 of 16
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Originally Posted by tr8rjohnk View Post
Looks like sales are actually increasing since the first 40 million in 100 days:

http://www.reuters.com/article/marke...0070726?rpc=44
half or more are Downloaded * lols in a coolway *
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Things are looking up then lol. I think due to it coming out of the baby phase its becoming alot more popular.
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I'd like to see how many of them have actually been sold at MSRP. I mean, I have 2 copies of Vista, one I got free, the other I got from school for $10, that's not the way for microsoft to make a profit.
/Wonders how much MS makes off of the bundled Vistas...?
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Nice to see some people are actually buying it!!
I want to go Vista but cant afford it atm.
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Originally Posted by nick69 View Post
Nice to see some people are actually buying it!!
I want to go Vista but cant afford it atm.
Are you a student.You can get cheaper versions if you are a student !
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I have purchased 2 copies of Vista Ultimate Retail. One for $340 and one for $205. I am also about to purchase a Vista Business Upgrade Retail for $110.

I have also purchased 2 copies of Office 2007 Ultimate... (those are not cheap!)
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
I have purchased 2 copies of Vista Ultimate Retail. One for $340 and one for $205. I am also about to purchase a Vista Business Upgrade Retail for $110.

I have also purchased 2 copies of Office 2007 Ultimate... (those are not cheap!)
Why so many copies ?
post #9 of 16
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE View Post
Are you a student.You can get cheaper versions if you are a student !
No afraid not, im a 30yr old manger. My wife is a teacher though!! Does that count?? LOL
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For once in my life i plan on not skimping out on my OS. I'm gonna go ultimate when i finally decide to completely switch over. ATM i'm using a less-than legal version for dual boot, but i hardly use it anymore. It was fun for a few weeks to acquaint myself, but both of my brothers have vista rigs so i just play on theirs.

I have the new microsoft office too. I'm really happy with it, it looks fantastic. I was a bit surprised that they changed the formatting of word docs, now it the size matches openoffice . Although i still use open office for word processing, theres no matching powerpoint or excel. And theres this new groove program.. or at least its new for me... i still don't know *** it does.


cheers microsoft!
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