(link bot tonight) Via ITFacts.biz:

    • "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.
    • very new Microsoft IntelliPoint mouse software CD ships with the .NET Framework."