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+ - Microsoft Boasts 96% Netbook Penetration

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An anonymous reader writes "Citing figures from market research firm NPD, Microsoft says Windows' share of the U.S. netbook market has ballooned from less than 10% in the first half of 2008 to 96% as of February. "The growth of Windows on netbook PCs over the last year has been phenomenal," wrote Brandon LeBlanc, Microsoft's in-house Windows blogger, in a post Friday.

Information Week author Paul McDougall notes Microsoft's 8% decline in Windows sales is due to netbooks sporting Linux. How does Redmond make an 80% gain in netbook market share without the sales numbers reflecting that gain?"
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Microsoft Boasts 96% Netbook Penetration

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