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Windows 7 surpasses Windows XP in market share, globally

Written by Andre Yoskowitz @ 17 Oct 2011 3:39 User comments (2)

Windows 7 surpasses Windows XP in market share, globally According to new StatCouter figures, it took two years but Windows 7 has surpassed its older brother XP in market share.
In April, Windows 7 passed XP in the U.S., but the international count stood at 46.8 percent for XP and just 31.5 percent.for 7.

That number has now quickly reversed, with Windows 7 gaining to 40.15 percent and XP falling to 38.78 percent.

Vista also gained a bit to 11.14 per cent.

Apple's Mac OS X saw another uptick to 7.26 percent.

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2 user comments

118.10.2011 09:11

Been wondering when this would happen, the way 7 has been pushed even more than Vista was. I still see more XP and Vista come through for repairs than 7 though, suppose it'll be another year or two before I can generally forget about them.

~*Livin' Electronicallly*~

218.10.2011 16:26

See how much Linux sucks? ;-)

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