[Reuters] Microsoft profit slips as PCs fizzle; Windows 8 awaited

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[Reuters] Microsoft profit slips as PCs fizzle; Windows 8 awaited - 10/18/12 06:07 PM

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's quarterly profit fell a greater-than-expected 22 percent, as sales of computers running its Windows operating system dipped and some revenue was deferred ahead of upcoming releases of its core Windows and Office products.