With Windows 8 selling
40 million copies in five
weeks, it seems to be
selling at about the same
pace as Windows 7.
Considering the different
market dynamics—
Windows 7 was an
iterative release that
fulfilled substantial pent-
up demand as businesses
chose to ignore Windows
Vista whereas Windows 8
is a more controversial
update being brought to a
market that is generally
happy with Windows 7
anyway—this is a healthy
performance. Windows 7
sold very well and
matching it is no mean
feat. The apparent failure
to surpass Windows 7's
launch could explain the
mixed reports on early

*i found it from guru3d*

and the news is so sad.