Windows Vista use now 7.38%

Posted on Friday, Oct 05 2007 @ 03:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Few people are already using Windows Vista but the operating system is on its way to become the most used operating system. A new report from research firm Net Applications indicates the total share of Windows Vista in September was 7.38%, a percent more than the month before.

Windows XP is still the most used operating system with a share of 79.32%. The third most popular operating system is Mac OS with a share of 6.61%. Windows 2000 is used by 3.32% and other operating systems such as Linux distributions and older Windows versions are used by 3.39%.

The marketshare from Mac OS jumped quite a bit, from 6.15% in August to 6.61% in September. The report also predicts that Windows Vista will likely reach a marketshare of over 10% in December.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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