Current figures prove that Windows 7 is still by far the most popular operating system in the world – even when ULTIMATE TECH NEWS readers.
Es running, running and running. Windows 7 is indeed already more than five years old, but remains the most popular desktop operating system – and even gaining more fans added. The show current values from the statistics service Netmarketshare .The observed and analyzed, with the operating system, the most important international internet pages are called. Therefore, the Windows 7 user numbers rose in April 2015 to nearly 60 percent. A year earlier they were still well below 50 percent.
Windows XP is weakening slowly
Loser is Windows XP: Only 16 percent use the system – 11 percent less than the same period last year. This Windows XP is currently the world but still slightly ahead of Windows 8 and 8.1, which is currently coming together to just over 14 percent.Relegated to the lower ranks follow Mac OS X, Linux and other systems.
Windows 10 in the starting block
The new Microsoft operating system Windows 10 plays so far only a small supporting role. But it comes with the beta version after all, already nearly 1 percent. According to Microsoft, there are currently 3.7 million beta testers who called the software giant Windows insiders. The numbers could rise in the next few weeks. Rumor Microsoft wants to give the new Windows all beta testers, once it’s done. Windows-7 and -8 users get it even for free, but have only one year for the change.