Microsoft however has a bad history of coming out with two great operating systems in succession.
The company has just launched Windows 7 which has been called the best release from them yet.
So they have plenty of space now to focus on other markets which are becoming critical in these times.
Microsoft has a major headache in the form of Linux and Google. Google Chrome OS might just be the Linux edition that could snatch away the low end of the market from Windows.
The cloud based operating system is what many experts believe is the future of computing.