Microsoft: 40M Windows 8 licenses 'in line' with early Windows 7 sales

Even so, exec urges taking the long view of Windows 8

By , Computerworld |  Windows, Microsoft, windows 8

By Net Applications' statistics, Windows 8 is playing catch-up with Windows 7, sporting a usage share of all Windows systems in October that was five times smaller than Windows 7 at the same point in its release cycle.

A transcript of Reller's comments at the Credit Suisse conference can be found on Microsoft's website.

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