Windows 8 market share reaches 4.27%, Windows 7 is still the OS king

Windows 8's market share improves, isn't anywhere near Windows 7 yet.

@anthony256
Published Sat, Jun 1 2013 7:33 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:22 PM CST

To tell you the truth, I haven't bothered with Windows 8 and I know I'm not the only one. It looks like I'm not alone, as Net Applications' latest numbers show that Windows 8 still isn't doing too well out in the wild, but its numbers are improving.

Windows 8 market share reaches 4.27%, Windows 7 is still the OS king | TweakTown.com

During May, Windows 8 gained 0.43% of the OS market share, rising from 3.84% to 4.27%. In the same month, Windows 7 actually gained 0.13%, shifting from 44.72% to 44.85%. In December, Windows 8 gained 0.66% of the worldwide OS market share, and has seen similar numbers in the months following the end of 2012.

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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