Microsoft’s Windows 10 has finally overtaken decade-old Windows 7 OS

Report: Windows 10 Takes Over Windows 7

Another widely referenced service, StatCounter, reckons that Windows 10 passed Windows 7 a year ago, putting the new operating system at 52.42 percent to its predecessor's 35.65 percent. Meanwhile, Windows 8.1 is now at a 4.41 percent and Windows XP still holds on to 4.45 percent of the market share.

It's important to mention that, although this issue will lead to the deactivation of the built-in Windows 10 Administrator, this account should not be used on a daily basis given that all Microsoft operating systems have it disabled by default since Windows 7. That's according to the December OS market share statistics from analytics firm Net Applications, which show that Windows 10 managed to grab 39.22% of the market, while Windows 7 lagged behind at 36.9%. This time past year it stood at 88.51 per cent, whilst Mac OS gains from 9.02.

Microsoft originally hoped for Windows 10 to get 2-3 billion users within the first two/three years of release, and that, of course, didn't end up happening. Although this offer officially ended on July 29th, 2016, it is still technically possible to go through the process on a Windows 7/8.1 PC. Last Windows 10 update rolled out in December, 2018.

Apparently, we aren't yet done with the Windows 10 October 2018 Update issues.

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It is being said that Microsoft has started "aggressively pushing the update", installing it on all compatible devices without users needing to click the "check for updates" button.

Be that as it may, 1809 is one of the slowest-growing Windows 10 versions ever. But now months since its release, the software has failed to gain traction with users.

Windows 7 usage will likely drop throughout the coming year as the OS moves towards being phased out.

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