Windows 7 Drives Microsoft to Profit, Record Revenue

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Windows 7 helped drive Microsoft to record revenue during its fiscal third quarter, with profits increasing by more than a third versus a year ago.

Microsoft reported net income of $4.01 billion on revenue of $14.5 billion, an increase of 35 percent and 6 percent, respectively.

Microsoft said that revenue from its Windows division jumped by 28 percent to $4.42 billion, driven by “strong demand for Windows 7”.

More than 10 percent of all Windows PCs are running Windows 7, the company said.. Read more [via pcmag]

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