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Windows 8.1 market share grows, but so did Windows 7's

Microsoft sees Windows 8.1 market share finally overshadow Windows 8, but Windows 7 has grown to take over 50%, again (NASDAQ:MSFT)
| Operating Systems News | Posted: Jun 2, 2014 3:31 am

Windows 8.1 market share is finally growing, but Windows 7 has seen a spike in market share, while the ageing Windows XP is still taking a controlling piece of the OS pie.

 

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Net Applications' latest data shows that in May 2014, Windows 8.1's market share sat at 6.35%, while Windows 8's market share was at 6.29%. None of this compares to Windows 7 which takes up a massive 50.06%, while Windows XP even takes up 25.27%. Windows Vista is still in the game, just, with 2.9%. Apple's Mac OS has just 7.39% of the OS market share, while Linux takes up 1.62%.

NEWS SOURCES:Thenextweb.com

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