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The Windows installed base will hit the 1 billion mark by the end of Microsoft’s fiscal 2008 (which ends on June 30), according to Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO.

“There will be more PCs running Windows than automobiles at that point,†Ballmer told attendees of the company’s annual Financial Analyst Meeting (FAM) in Redmond on July 26. (I’m here in person, up in the media rafters.)

Ballmer addressed invited Wall Street analysts and media about how Microsoft has been driving shareholder value and continues to do so in the coming months/years...
http://blogs.zdnet.com/microsoft/?p=596
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“There will be more PCs running Windows than automobiles at that point,” Ballmer told attendees....
I wonder which one will have more crashes per year.
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since theres more computers probably them. That is nuts.
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I wonder which one will have more crashes per year.
awesome!! just too damn funny!
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Haha Steve Balmer still doesnt realise that virtually no automobiles run windows... of course more PC's will be running it lol!
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The empire grows bigger I see. I like windows and use it over linux but I would prefer the open source environment.
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Haha Steve Balmer still doesnt realise that virtually no automobiles run windows... of course more PC's will be running it lol!
It means there will be more computers running windows then there are automobiles period, not more then automobiles that run windows.
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It means there are more computers running windows then there are automobiles period, not more then there are automobiles running windows.
I do realize that man, my whacked sense of humour coming into play again lol....
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It means there will be more computers running windows then there are automobiles period, not more then automobiles that run windows.
only on OCN could we find someone who takes things this seriously
    
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