Windows 8, 8.1 used by 10% of PCs

January 03, 2014 18:22
Windows 8, 8.1 used by 10% of PCs

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 are being adopted by owners of desktop computer as Microsoft's older versions of OS is fading from use. According to reports, latest Net Applications data suggest that at least 10.49 per cent of the PC market is on personal computers with Windows 8 and 8.1.
But Windows 7 is a preferred choice of desktop users till date, indicated by the rise in its share by 0.88 percent. However, Windows XP is the biggest loser with its share dropping by 2.24 percent, reported Mashable.

The latest version of Windows 8 and its updated version Windows 8.1 is better suited to the tablet interface, which seems to be the next big thing that might force desktops to be redundant.

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