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This article was published on October 21, 2009

Windows 7 Selling Like Greased Lightning In The UK

Windows 7 Selling Like Greased Lightning In The UK
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Just a day away from the theoretical release date of Windows 7, we have some fascinating product information from Amazon: Windows 7 is the all time most pre-ordered product for Amazon UK. It even beat the venerable Harry Potter.

Looking at the price differential between an operating system and a novel, that is quite a feat.

Windows 7 was being rumored to have been overshadowed by the recent Apple event, but the consumers are speaking. Windows 7 is going to be a blowout success for Microsoft, at least in terms of initial sales.

To put it another way, Windows 7 is doing exactly what Microsoft wanted it to do: rejuvenate the brand. Have you preordered your copy of Windows 7 yet?