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Windows 10 now installed on 1 in every 10 PCs

Windows 10 usage continues to increase, now installed on 1 in 10 PCs.

Published Jan 1, 2016 7:23 PM CST   |   Updated Wed, Jul 27 2022 3:39 AM CDT

Earlier this week we reported Windows 10 had -- according to anonymous sources -- been installed on over 200 million devices. Now a new report by research firm Net Applications gives us something more concrete: a PC usage increase from 9% in November to 9.96% in December, meaning Windows 10 is now installed on about 1 in every 10 PCs.

Windows 10 now installed on 1 in every 10 PCs |

Current rankings have Windows 7 dominating as usual with 56.55% usage, Windows XP in second with 10.93%, Windows 8.1 in third with 10.30%, and then Windows 10 in fourth.


Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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