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Subject:  Re: So Far Microsoft Surface Sales Are... Date:  11/12/2012  8:41 PM
Author:  0gre Number:  156028 of 157021

Link(s)?

>> about 75% of whom say Windows 8 is meeting expectations,

So... considering how pessimistic people have been about the Windows 8 launch you are suggesting it's been a pretty bad launch?

"Meeting Expectations" doesn't mean a whole lot to me and certainly doesn't sound like they are flying off the shelves.

It also contradicts other sources

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... production of notebook computers this quarter is coming in “worse than expected,” perhaps flat with Q3's level versus a prior expectation for growth of 5% to 10% from Q3, confirming previous inquiries, and she notes, too, that her sources claim “recent [Microsoft (MSFT)] Win8 notebook order cancellations from OEMs as they revise downward views of holiday demand.”

<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< http://blogs.barrons.com/techtraderdaily/2012/11/12/pcs-note...

>>> I would love to get some real numbers from MSFT.

Me too!
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