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Baby Steps: Windows 10 Closer to Become World’s Top Desktop Operating System
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2018, 08:41:28 AM »
Baby Steps: Windows 10 Closer to Become World’s Top Desktop Operating System
1 February 2018, 7:46 am

New data shows that Windows 10 advances towards its goal of becoming the world’s number one desktop operating system, but at first glance, it does it rather slowly.

NetMarketShare numbers for the month of January show that Windows 10 got closer to Windows 7 in terms of global market share, and if the same trend is maintained, there’s a good chance a switch of places happens in the second half of the year.

Specifically, Windows 10 improved from 32.93% market share in December 2017 to 34.29% in January 2018, while Windows 7 dropped from 43.08% to 42.39%. The gap between the two has thus been reduced to just 8.1%, down from no less than 10.15% in the last month of 2017.

Other Windows versions

The other desktop operating systems are way behind leaders Windows 7 and Windows 10, with Windows 8.1 in the third place thanks to its market share of 5.56%, down from 5.71% in December.

The good news is that Windows XP is also declining at a much faster pace ... (read more)

Source: Softpedia News / Microsoft / Windows

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