Operating System Adaptation Trends
As Microsoft continues with a steady stream of operating system options and service packs, we here at PC Pitstop, have an insider’s view into the world of Microsoft Windows. In particular, we have a front row seat to the rate at which Microsoft’s latest operating systems are accepted into the market place.
With Alternative OS Upgrades Available, Windows 7 Still Going Strong
According to the data PC Pitstop is able to accumulate based upon the operating systems of our software users, it has been found that Windows 7 is still being utilized by a large percentage of users. The real-time statistics shown below display how Microsoft Windows 7 is still going strong, even with two alternative upgrades, Windows 8 and Windows 10, available.
Home users decrease Windows 7 use at a faster rate than businesses…
Since the start of 2014, personal home use of Microsoft Windows 7 has decreased at a steady rate, until early 2015 where a drop off occurred. On the other hand, business users increased their use of Windows 7 use, until early 2015. At that time, businesses joined the trend and Windows 7 use significantly decreased. However, roughly 45% of businesses continue to use the Windows 7 OS.
Windows 7 Usage – Home v Business