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Windows 7 doing better than Vista

Posted on Sunday, January 24 2010 @ 07:35:07 CET by


ARS Technica takes a closer look at the latest operating system usage data from Net Applications and concludes Windows 7 is doing much better than Windows Vista. The new operating system from Microsoft has already overtaken Apple's Mac OS X as adoption levels are almost three times higher than its prececessor in the first months of availability. More details over here.
Even if Windows is slowly losing share, Windows 7 is doing phenomenally well. Above, you can see how quickly the OS has been gaining share in its first few months compared to Windows Vista's first few months.

While Vista was at 0.93 percent after a month, Windows 7 was at 4.00 percent; when Vista jumped to 2.04 percent after two months, Windows 7 hit 5.71 percent.

There are many reasons for this, including the fact that Vista had to compete with XP, which was on the market for an abnormally long time. Furthermore, Windows 7 arrived in time for holiday sales, while Vista did not. In addition, Windows 7 had a very successful beta program, both private and public. Most importantly though, Microsoft managed to generate the kind of hype around Windows 7 that it hasn't generated around any of its operating systems in years.



 



 

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