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Windows 8 market share climbs to 8% while Windows 7 also gains

By Scorpus
Oct 2, 2013
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  1. Last month, Windows 8 hit a milestone in having its market share surpass every version of Mac OS X combined. According to Net Applications, this month Windows 8 has passed eight percent market share, with Windows 7 also seeing significant gains.

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  2. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,290   +657

    "Last month, Windows 8 hit a milestone in having its market share surpass every version of Mac OS X combined. According to Net Applications, this month Windows 8 has passed eight percent market share, with Windows 7 also seeing significant gains."

    Windows Seven "also seeing significant gains"? ITS GROWING FASTER THAN WINDOWS 8, LOL!
     
  3. treeski

    treeski TS Evangelist Posts: 951   +193

    It's not surprising. Most of the computer deals going around are marked down W7 machines.
     
  4. m4a4

    m4a4 TS Guru Posts: 725   +255

    And at the end of the day, MS is still getting paid, so they don't really care :p
     
  5. TheBigFatClown

    TheBigFatClown TS Guru Posts: 643   +226

    Look at the percentage of market share for Windows XP + Windows 7. It's 77+%. Now tell me that Windows 8 even matters. LOL.
    By the time Windows 8 reaches any sort of market share that actually makes it relevant. Hopefully, Microsoft will be talking about it's next major operating system release. One that doesn't assume their client is a monkey who can't make choices on their own. Thank you so much for that Julie. Making choices hurts my head. Thank God for Windows 8.
     
  6. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    I have a feeling Windows 8 may spike with the Battlefield 4 release since people running Windows 8 are getting better performance.
     
  7. Strange figures,
    Largest monthly gain-Windows other.
    More than doubled-0.38 to 0.99................
     
  8. treeski

    treeski TS Evangelist Posts: 951   +193


    Maybe server editions?
     
  9. Railman

    Railman TS Booster Posts: 708   +101

    What is pushing W7 is business having to update from XP. W8 is only making traction due to sales of new PCs in the consumer market. The PC gaming market can not be large enough to have that influence.
     
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  10. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Yeah support for XP is ending in a few months.
     

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