Up to 500 million Windows 8 users by end of 2013, says Ballmer

NeoWin: Earlier today, we reported that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that 350 million devices with Windows 7 would be sold in 2012. Now a new report from AFP claims that Ballmer has made yet another prediction, this time on the sales of Windows 8.

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sjaakiejj2186d ago


I think they have a lot of convincing to do before consumers will even bother making the jump. Unless they force it on everyone by making it the only OS compatible with the required DirectX 12 of course.

Mogoko2186d ago

Only just got windows 7!!

Dovahkiin2186d ago

Same, won't be switching either.

Unless there is a huge reason to, which I highly doubt.

2pacalypsenow2184d ago (Edited 2184d ago )

It took windows 7 3 years to make it past the 500 million mark W8 is gonna make it in 1 ?? And with MS pushing the tablet interface??? i dont think so