Windows 8 overtakes Mountain Lion in market share


This is one of those news that we can call predictable, since the amount of computers that can use windows, It is much higher in market share than computers that can install OS X Mountain Lion, only three months since the official launch, the Windows operating system has already managed to surpass OS X Mountain Lion in market share.

The Redmond company has had a positive, if not overwhelming, effect on public response to its new operating system, and they are many users who choose to update onlineInstead of buying the most expensive physical copy at any software distributor, the entire Windows process seems to be headed in the same direction as Apple, the process is very similar in both. The figures collected so far and that take into account all desktops and laptops, show that for the week of January 20, Windows 8 was installed on 2,45% of computers worldwide. This figure is same as OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 currently has, but when we look more closely, we see that "Windows 8 Touch" also enters these figures 0,08%, therefore these market shares have some small shadow.


 Many users are still running windows 7, the market share of the seventh edition of the popular Windows operating system is in very good health, 45,77% remain with the operating system. Windows XP, which has been with us for more than a decade, continues to be very popular, with more than a third of the current market share of 38,18%.

Finally (the black sheep) Windows Vista, which has a share of 5,01%, which even adjusting the quality controls to the maximum so that it comes out in this calculation, continues with a market share that is not bad at all. Next Friday we will have a better and more detailed review of these market shares by windows and we will leave doubts regarding levels of using the operating system versus Mac OS X.

More information - How to reinstall Mountain Lion on your Mac

Source - redmondpie

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