Every third user of Windows 8 “rolled” back to Windows 7




Every third user of Windows 8 “rolled” back to Windows 7


Maligned operating system Windows 8, even after almost eight months after its official release criticized by all and sundry. In most cases, users are unhappy that the new OS is completely tied to the touch screen. New statistical data prepared by the analytic agency Net Applications, show that at the moment Windows 8 installed only 5.40 percent of all computers in the world.

In turn, the ancient Windows XP, which is soon to retire, and there really does not want to go. Specifically it does not want its own users. Statistics say that Windows XP is still used by 37.19 percent of all computer users in the world.

In the words of Paul Turrotta site WinSuperSite.com, has monitored the situation around Windows, among the 1.5 billion computers worldwide Windows 8 are now a total of about 88.5 million people. These figures, of course, only approximate, but even they give a clear picture of the expectations that have been entrusted to the Windows 8 does not pan out, and the situation will not change even release the upcoming update Windows 8.1 , which is rumored to be held on August 16 this year .

Back in January, Microsoft announced that it had sold a total of 60 million licensed copies of the operating system Windows 8. Each subsequent deliveries Win 8 months were 13.5 million copies. If these numbers are telling the truth, then a total of purchasers of licensed copies of Windows 8 should be around 141 million people.


Windows 8 continues to gain market share, but the growth rate is still very low

The difference of 50 million can be attributed to the fact that bought Windows 8 later decided to abandon the operating system and go back to Windows 7. And this is according to Turrotta – one in three.

In turn, Windows 7 significantly increased its share since the release of Windows 8 in October last year. According to Net Applecations use it 44.69 percent of computer owners around the world, although in July 2013, its share slightly decreased to 44.49 percent.


Stable popularity of Windows 7, so to speak, on the face

All the further attention of the public, according to analysts, should be turned on Windows 8.1, which is not only the only chance for salvation Windows 8, but also a lifeline for caught in a prolonged peak of the PC market as a whole.
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