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Microsoft says Windows 10 is now on over 200 million devices

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 04 Jan 2016 23:39 User comments (6)

Microsoft says Windows 10 is now on over 200 million devices In just a few months since its release, Microsoft's latest operating system is now powering over 200 million devices.
The software giant announced today that Windows 10 installations are growing rapidly and at a far faster pace than previous iterations of Windows although that is not too hard to explain given that Windows 10 is free for most consumers and Microsoft pushes the OS to your computer even if you don't want it.

Regardless, the figures are impressive. Adds Microsoft: "In fact, Windows 10 continues to be on the fastest growth trajectory of any version of Windows ever outpacing Windows 7 by nearly 140% and Windows 8 by nearly 400%.

We are also seeing accelerating and unprecedented demand for Windows 10 among enterprise and education customers. As of today, more than 76% of our enterprise customers are in active pilots of Windows 10, and we now have over 22 million devices running Windows 10 across enterprise and education customers."


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6 user comments

15.1.2016 13:58

I believe this.

It's not far-fetched and this is likely world-wide. Not sure though.

25.1.2016 19:01

No doubt it's true, but really nothing to crow about...I mean, it's basically free for anyone that's bought a computer in the last 6-7 years (Win7).

36.1.2016 0:00

Considering Microsoft forced a large number of Windows users to upgrade, their numbers mean diddly-squat to me.

47.1.2016 10:43

Exactly, Bozo. Too many clients got this forced on them without them knowing, and too many others didn't realize they had a choice in the matter. These numbers are fudged.

59.1.2016 2:43

Kind of my sentiment about windoZe 10, wonder how many people are running it by choice or was it forced on them.

What i'm still amazed by is the amount of complaints, or really the lack of them. about the stuff in Win10. Such as EVERYTHING you do is tracked and monitored. There is a key logger build in tracking you keystrokes, if any of us thought about and released software that did what Win10, we'd definitely would be investigated for illegal activity and more than likely found guilty and serve time for such offenses.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 09 Jan 2016 @ 2:43

69.1.2016 2:47

Well, unlike M$, you wouldn't likely to be doing so at the behest of the NSA and FBI ^^'.

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