Steve Ballmer will soon be leaving his post as CEO of Microsoft, and speculation will be rampant about his potential replacement. Whoever Ballmer's successor is, he or she will be taking over the company in a much different world than when Ballmer took the reins in 2000.

Most notably, at that time, everybody used Microsoft products all day, every day. Windows was on every personal computer and laptop, along with many back office servers. Associated applications, such as Microsoft Office, also were just as ubiquitous.

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