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Submission Vista, Office Revenues Inflated By Accountants

Overly Critical Guy writes: It turns out Microsoft's previously reported quarter numbers are inflated due to deterred revenues from last quarter. Without the deferred revenue, Microsoft's revenue growth would have been 17%, in line with past growth. Though revenue from last quarter was held back "for accounting reasons," one effect is to make Vista and Office revenues look more impressive.

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