Windows 7 Share Decline Stalls, Hinting at Tough Transition to 10

Windows 7’s decline in user share, driven for a year by desertions to Windows 10, has stalled for the last eight months, data published today showed.

According to analytics vendor Net Applications, the user share of Windows 7 — an estimate of the proportion of the world’s personal computer owners who ran that operating system — climbed by 1.2 percentage points last month to 48.4%, the highest mark since June 2016.

And Windows 7 ran more Windows machines than any other edition, accounting for 52.8% of the personal computers powered by Microsoft’s OS. The difference between the user share of all PCs and only those running Windows stemmed from the fact that Windows ran on 91.8% of all personal computers, not 100%.

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