MICROSOFTWindows 10 - PC users put on alert about risk of not upgrading
Windows 10 is the latest flagship OS from Microsoft, but it is not the most popular amongst PC fans.
NetMarketShare have just published their latest statistics analysing which operating system has the biggest slice of the market share.
And while Microsoft is the clear winner, it’s not Windows 10 that is their most used OS.
NetMarketShare’s figures for the whole of last year show that Windows 7 was the most popular browser in 2017.
Their statistics show the eight year-old software as having a 45.07 per cent share of the OS market.
In comparison Windows 10, released two and a half years ago, has a 27.36 per cent market share.
Since November 2017, Windows 7 has seen its OS market share only drop by 0.04 per cent.
While Windows 10 saw its market share during the same period grow by 0.98 per cent.
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According to MSPoweruser, Windows 10 would need to gain an extra 800million users to overtake Windows 7 as the number one operating system in the world.
Last month Microsoft said there were 600million active users of Windows 10, which is currently the second most popular OS.
And for those who have yet to upgrade to Windows 10, they have been put on alert about the risk they’re running.
It was recently claimed that Microsoft have been patching out security bugs in Windows 10 but NOT immediately rolling those out to Windows 7 and 8