First online sale of Win2K made by FlyingPig

It wasn't exactly the first baby of the millennium - but the Aucklander who made the world's first online purchase of Windows 2000 has cashed in already.

It wasn't exactly the first baby of the millennium - but the Aucklander who made the world's first online purchase of Windows 2000 has cashed in already.

The purchase of the retail version of the OS, Windows 2000 Professional was madethrough FlyingPig.co.nz, at 11 minutes 53 seconds after midnight yesterday, launch day.

There were about a dozen purchases made shortly after midnight on the site.

Microsoft was planning yesterday to commemorate the first official launch purchase by presenting the buyer with $2,500 worth of Microsoft product.

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