Recently, the security agency Avast released a report on the use of global Windows trend data PC. According to the report, the first quarter of 2017, Microsoft Windows 7 operating system launched in 2009, its market share is still close to 50%, continued to lead the entire desktop market.
Note that the range of data sources and safety mechanism of the Avast, is limited to the operation of Avast anti-virus software products PC, statistical data detected by the operating system, although not representative of the entire PC industry, but the data still has a certain reference value. To be exact, the PC market share of Windows 7 is still up to 48.35% in Avast data.
Security Agency Avast said, in fact, Microsoft's new system Windows 10 is also growing, the current market share has risen to 30.46%. However, the more popular Windows desktop system is still XP, currently occupy the proportion is still as high as 5.64%, to know that this edition system release date for 2001, when 2014 April no longer receive security updates, more vulnerable to security threats.
In addition, the share of Windows 8 system is 2.51%, while the Windows Vista is the sum of the two, the addition of no more than Windows XP. Windows 8 was launched in 2012, Microsoft said it was a revolutionary system, but this version more belong to the nature of the transition, because shortly after a lot of people are free to upgrade to Windows 8.1, the Windows 8.1 of the market share of 10.96%.
According to Microsoft's official statement, Windows Vista version of the system will end support services in the next month, while Windows 7 is expected to stop in 2020 January, Microsoft called for these users to upgrade to Windows 10 operating system as soon as possible, because this is the latest operating system, the most safe and fast.