Microsoft .NET Framework penetration numbers

Microsoft’s Scott Wiltamuth posted numbers from Microsoft marketing on .NET Framework penetration. More than 120 mln copies of the .NET Framework have been downloaded and installed using either Microsoft downloads or Windows Update. More than 85% of new consumer PCs sold in 2004 had the .NET Framework installed. More than 58% of business PCs have the .NET Framework preinstalled or preloaded. Every new HP consumer imaging device (printer/scanner/camera) will install the .NET Framework if it/s not already there ? that?s 3 mln units per year. Every new Microsoft IntelliPoint mouse software CD ships with the .NET Framework