Windows XP no longer the most popular Operating System

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  1. Mr Janny

    Mr Janny Welcome to the Office of Secret Intelligence
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    That title now belongs to Windows 7.
    Finally! Windows XP no longer most popular desktop system - CNN.com
    To me, the shocking thing is seeing exactly how much dominance Microsoft has in the industry. According to the article, MS holds 92% of the market. I knew they had the most by a large margin, but I didn't realize it was that high.
     
  2. CLONECONES

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    I feel like schools using majority apple products would bring it a tad closer to the corporate world of MS but 42% to 2% isn't even close lol
     
  3. bos

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    Not surprising at all really. Windows 7 is actually pretty damn solid.
     
  4. 3TrueFans

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    I like Windows 7 a lot, Windows 8 on the other hand...
     
  5. klamath632

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    In before Macclone.
     
  6. CycoCyclone

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    Win 7 doesn't suck...but Win 8 is basically 1000% tablet designed
     
  7. JMCato

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    all the office buildings using Windows probably slants this their way quite a bit...
     
  8. Rabbuk

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    Surprised it wasn't vista :rolleyes:
     
  9. Mr Janny

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    the surprising thing is that even with Vista's overwhelming reputation as a crappy OS, it's still got a bigger market share than Apple.
     
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  11. Rabbuk

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    Pretty surprised people don't want to pay 1600 bucks for a photoshop machine.
     
  12. Cycl1

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    7 is a great OS, like it alot. Vista is crappy. hard to beleive 7 already has the market share.
     
  13. Clonehomer

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    I wouldn't be surprised if the tile home screen goes away for desktops and laptops. There is a design very similar to W7 in it, but to have to select a button to get to it. If this were the home screen I doubt I would mind it as much.

    But, since W7 is so stable and does what I want, why change? Don't fix what's not broke.
     

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