24 Oct 2009
Windows 7 overtakes both Vista and XP, but it will take
Windows 7 overtakes both Vista and XP, but it will take several years. But why would it go so slowly? Get the explanation here.
Source (Danish Site): Windows 7 får først førertrøjen om flere år - PC World
There will be a long time before Windows 7 takes leadership from XP and Vista. Click on image to see a larger format.
Windows 7'll get taken over top as the dominant operating system on the Danish PCs, but it will take time.
- It will take years, says Nis Bank Lorenzen, who is marketing director at Microsoft.
Even if Windows 7 is evaluated as a much better operating system than its predecessors, it will take time, because at home there an installed base of a total of between 4.5 and 5.5 million PCs.
Approximately 35 percent of them are Microsoft's Vista operating system installed, while its predecessor XP running on 55 percent of the computers.
- There will be sold 1,3-1,4 million new PCs a year, and very soon all new PCs be sold with Windows 7 Despite it lasts a long time before Windows 7 overtakes XP and Vista, as there are so many more of, says Nis Bank Lorenzen.
At the same time it promotes nor sales that already 60,000 copies of Windows 7 in use in the form of so-called Release Candidate (RC1), and the licenses do not expire until next spring.
In the Nordic and Baltic countries, according to Microsoft expects the Microsoft division Kamilla Jørning Roost with having sold two million licenses within two years.
Netbooks working well with 7
The small netbooks has been a great deal and most netbooks available today with XP, which according Nis Bank Lorenzen most likely be upgraded to Windows 7
Among the major trends driving the spread of Windows 7 mentions Marketing Director, the hardware requirements for Windows 7 is low. This fact will probably tear many companies as clients, because low hardware requirements mean that companies can afford to buy computers granted almost as high performance, which in turn equals less investment.
- Many do not like Vista, but with Vista, we have taken some necessary steps compatibility and because Windows 7 is an evolution of Vista, it means that life becomes easier for Windows 7 users, points Nis Bank Lorenzen.
In addition, Microsoft has tested Windows 7 with eight million users in 13 countries to ensure that the new operating system will not fall through, as Vista did.
Finally, the price of 949 Danish Kroners, according to Microsoft the lowest upgrade price yet seen in operating systems.
Translated using google + corrected small mistakes.
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