Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade was installed on over 75 million PCs in its first four weeks and passed 110 million after 10 weeks. According to a new report on the market for desktop operating system, Windows 10 is set to 7.94% of all personal computers in the world, which is 1.3% more compared to the previous month. If you compare the share of computers running OS X 10.11 El Capitan is only 2.18% and the total share of the market with OS X 10.10 Yosemite 5,64%.
Windows 10 had 6.63% market share in September and hit 7.94 percent in October increased 1.31%. It seems that Windows 10 is chipping away at the share of the rest of the Windows-based market, as only Windows 10 and Windows XP saw any growth, while the rest of the Windows OS versions all saw decreased share. The number of computers on Windows XP published 14 years ago and it is still more than the Windows 10 or Windows 8.1. The main leader of the PC market still remains Windows 7 with 55.71%.
Windows 7 had the 60% market share mark in June before Windows 10. After Windows 10 free upgrade its predecessors Windows 8 decline 0.06% to 2.54%, while Windows 8.1 lost 0.04% to 10.68%. Totally, they owned 13.22% of the market at the end of October. It’s being anticipated that next year, the duo will fall below the 10% mark.
Microsoft is planing to have more than 1 billion devices running on Windows 10 in next two to three years.