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Windows 7 is superior to Apple’s Mac OS X, the open source Linux and to all operating systems on the market, noted Kevin Turner, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer during the company’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2010. Undoubtedly, Windows 7 has seen unprecedented success in terms of adoption and customer satisfaction. To this day, almost nine months after the operating system hit store shelves, Microsoft continues to sell some 7 copies of Windows 7 every second, having passed the 150 million sold licenses a while back.
Speaking to Microsoft partners, Turner underlined that the success of Windows 7 can be explained not only through the quality of the OS over previous Windows releases, but also in comparison to rival products. But it’s not to be expected of Apple and Linux users to take Turner’s statement at heart.
“We have a very unique opportunity, ladies and gentlemen, to really get in and utilize the incredible momentum we have with Windows 7, the highest quality product we ever put out, the most superior PC operating system on the planet by a margin. No question, and I'll show you some share numbers (…) that will rock your world.