This is the month Microsoft is said to release the full package of its latest Windows operating system to the end users. As we wait for July 29th, 2015, to upgrade to Windows 10. Here are some few stats you should know about the Microsoft’s Windows operating system current standing in the Desktop space against its competitors.
As far as desktop computing goes, Microsoft takes an enormous lion share with about 90.85 percent of desktop computers running on Windows operating system. It followed from a far distance by Apple with its Mac OS X coming it with a desktop market share of only 7.54 percent. The remaining market (1.61 percent) share goes to the different versions of Linux operating system.
In terms of which Windows operating system is the most popular. Windows 7 remains the most popular operating system from Microsoft. As cited by WinBeta, who obtained this data from NetMarketShare. As of June 2015, Windows 7 claimed 60.98 percent of PCs running Windows. This figure is actually an increase from May 2015 figure of 57.76 percent.
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