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2023 Author: Donald Evans | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-21 05:03
The truth is that Windows 10 is a good operating system, which brought many new features, although not all of them were as polished as they should be. Well, today we have new data that confirms that Windows 10 continues to grow, and already surpasses Windows 8.1 Of course, compared to Windows 7, it still has a long way to go.
The data that we present belongs to the global statistics that the analysis firm StatCounter carried out for the month of January 2016. They are based on web browsing figures, for which offline computers are not They take into account. The big news is that Windows 10 achieves 13.65% compared to 11.67% for Windows 8.1 Regarding Windows 8, which is no longer supported, it remains at 3.15%.
The dominant system is Windows 7, with an overwhelming 46.66% market share as of January 2016. Although Windows 10 continues to grow, the bad news is that a system as obsolete and insecure as Windows XP achieves 7.98%, not far from the 9.03% achieved by OS X, the Mac software.
So Windows 10 continues to grow, and already surpasses Windows 8.1, but the best thing is that we see the market shares in the graph that StatCounter has preparedto get an idea of what these numbers represent:
Windows 10 is growing apace
Not long ago we read that Windows 10 reached 200 million users, because Microsoft is being very aggressive with its promotion… it even notifies us twice a day that we should update! Well, it looks like your efforts are paying off, and the rate of adoption is high.
In the first six months of life, Windows 10 has achieved a market share of 13.65%, much higher than the 5% of Windows 8 at that time, and similar to the 13.5% of Windows 7. In other words, Windows 10 seems to work well, but it will still take many months to get close to Windows 7. It seems that Microsoft's ambitious plans are not They work as expected, although it allows you to upgrade the operating system at no cost.
In any case, we cannot forget that the StatCounter data is not official, but it represents a very reliable reference when we do not have other sources. Of course, Microsoft itself is not too interested in offering certain details, because Windows 10 is doing quite well, but not as well as it would like.
What do you think of the growth of Windows 10? Do you find it normal that it has surpassed Windows 8.1, or did you prefer the previous Microsoft operating system?