Windows 10 Now Installed on Nearly Half of All PCs
Windows 10 November 2019 update version 1909 Microsoft
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Just over four years ago, on 29 July 2015, Microsoft unleashed Windows 10 on the world. In the first year or two, there were quite a few negative situations regarding the Operating System, from unwanted updates to PCs restarting whenever they want and much more. Even with the negativity at launch, the OS has managed to make its way onto nearly half of all PCs in the world.

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This is according to the latest data from NetApplications, which puts Windows 10 installed on 48.86% of all PCs. That is, of course, an incredible achievement and from the data we can see a 3% rise in the last few months. Microsoft has continued to improve the OS over the years with feature updates and as a gamer, I have had very little problems with Windows 10.

The second on the list is Windows 7 with 31.83%, followed by Mac OS X 10.14 at 5.38%. Then, we have Windows 8.1 at 5.29% and finally, Mac OS X 10.13 at 1.7%. Interestingly, Linux is only at 1.5% while Windows XP still has 2.31% of the PC market share.

The OS is set to grow even more soon, as its closest competitor, Windows 7, won’t be officially supported for much longer. Microsoft is set to discontinue support for Windows 7 on 14 January 2020, explaining that:

After that, technical assistance and software updates from Windows Update that help protect your PC will no longer be available for the product. Microsoft strongly recommends that you move to Windows 10 sometime before January 2020 to avoid a situation where you need service or support that is no longer available.

For those still on Windows 7, be prepared to get spammed by notifications to upgrade to Windows 10.

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Are you using the OS and what do you think about it being installed on nearly half of all PCs? Let us know in the comment section below.






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