Windows Usage Statistics
According to latest statistics, Windows 8.x operating system has touched a new low falling behind Windows Vista operating system in terms of usage statistics. The usage statistics takes data taken about Windows 8.x operating system now and compares it to usage statistics of Windows Vista after the post-release time duration.
The web-metrics from Net Applications stipulate that usage share of both Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 operating systems combined during the month of July lies at 12.5 percent of the world’s PC market. In comparison to the same data for the month of June, the percent has fallen by six-hundredth of a percentage points. Moreover, the usage statistics of June was one-tenth-point fall from the usage statistics a month before, which was incidentally the first time Windows 8.x OS saw loss of usage share. Contact the Windows Vista help department to know more about the usage statistics and its impact.
While the 12.5 percent market share accounts for the total PC share, Windows 8.x runs on 13.6 percent of Windows powered computers. This difference in numbers can be accounted to the fact that Windows OS runs on a majority 91.7 percent of all PCs alone. Rest of the computers run on Linux or iOS.
Another observation drawn from the usage statistics is that the old operating system Windows Vista has out-performed Windows 8 OS. Although Windows OS had managed to rise up for the month of June, the statistics for July witnessed a sudden drop in popularity of the new operating system.
Windows 8 Statistics
When comparing the usage statistics of Windows Vista operating system based on time-gap after the release of the operating system, it has been revealed that the OS ran on 13.6 percent of all PC systems and 14.3 percent of Windows powered computers. The Windows Vista version was deemed as one of the biggest failures for Microsoft and even lower usage statistics of Windows 8 means that the new operating system will not fare any better. Contact the Windows Vista help department to know more on why Windows Vista never succeeded.
The Windows Vista operating system achieved notoriety because of the unstable operating system performance as well as impractical security system, which increased the frustration of users without any boost in the security of the OS. In contrast, although Windows 8 OS fairs well in terms of stability and security, the latest operating system failed due to its radically different user interface.
As the usage statistics of Windows 8 declines, Windows 7 OS is still climbing up, recently gaining 0.7 percent in the past month. The increase puts the operating system at 51.2 percent of the total OS share. Moreover, the usage statistics of the three-year-old OS has been increasing for five consecutive months. The sudden hike in popularity can be owed to the hurried abandonment of the Windows XP OS after the end-of-support deadline.
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