Windows Vista marketshare almost 8%

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 27 2007 @ 10:01 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Windows Vista was released to consumers about ten months ago and according to market research by Net Applications the new operating system from Microsoft had a marketshare of 7.91% in October.

The shares of Windows XP and Windows 2000 add up to 79.07% - 3.16% less than the last time they checked.
The share of systems based on Mac OS decreased to 6.55% in October, down from 6.61% a month before, which may indicate that sales of Apple Macintosh computers were not faster than sales of Microsoft Windows-based systems.

“Other” operating systems, namely outdated Windows versions, Linux OSes and so on, which have been losing market share for many months now, are now used in 3.31% of devices that are used for Internet browsing.
Microsoft hopes Vista will have captured 10% of the market by the end of the year.

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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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