10 Fun Microsoft Facts You Might Not Know

Despite ever-increasing Mac sales, Microsoft’s still has an undisputed dominance over the computer industry.

With such a vast presence, much has already been written about Microsoft: Its history, its products, even its former CEO Bill Gates. For those itching to know even more, we’ve dug up 10 snippets of info that you might not have heard before.

What experimental musician created the WindowsWindows start-up sound? How do they celebrate anniversaries? Does Microsoft have a “pest” problem? Have a read of our Microsoft-themed facts, stats and trivia and let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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  1. I’ve spent quite a bit of time in and around Microsoft’s campus so I really enjoyed reading this story.

    I’m currently working for M80 (a social media marketing firm hired by Microsoft) on a Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 advertising campaign that is at the pinnacle of these fun facts! The Allure Bays Corp. microsite (http://www.allurebays.com) celebrates the rich history of easter eggs in Microsoft products from the fun (the flight simulator in Excel 97) to the odd (Hall of Tortured Souls in Excel 95) and has some great videos. Take a look at the site and feel free to share it or let us know what you think on Twitter, Facebook or YouTube.

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