Day: February 25, 2019

Did Windows 7 Launch Boom Or Bust?

It’s been a few weeks now since the launch of the Windows 7 release by Microsoft. The, in general, was much lower key than past version launches, probably for a couple of reasons. The most significant being that Windows 7 iso was the solution to the Vista version of 2 years ago. That was a debacle on every level.

Of course, Microsoft has stated that the revenue generated was higher than any other Windows version release. Considering that the Windows 7 prices were higher than any different version, I’m not so sure that’s a good measurement of the success.

Then you have a relatively large group of users who saw the Vista problems and decided to wait. Moreover, this most likely is the group that made the difference in the sales figures. Many people were sticking with Windows XP since it worked. So there was a pent up demand for … Read More