Windows 10 makes large share gains, while Windows 7 declines significantly
In February however, Windows 10 actually lost share, while Windows 7 gained some, narrowing the gap between the two operating systems once more. In March though, roles were reversed, as Windows 10 made some big gains, and Windows 7 lost a sizable chunk of its share.
- Nearly three quarters of Windows 10 users still don’t have the October 2018 Update
- Leaked Chromium-based Microsoft Edge works great on Windows 7
- Build 18362 looks to be the Windows 10 1903 Release Candidate
In the month just gone, NetMarketShare shows Windows 10 going from 40.30 percent to 43.62 percent, a big gain of 3.32 percentage points.
In the same timeframe, Windows 7 fell 1.9 percent, to give it 36.51 percent, down from 38.41 percent in February. Overall the aging OS has lost 6.93 percentage points in a year, while Windows 10 has grown by 9.79 percentage points.
There is currently a gap of 7.11 percentage points between Windows 10 and Windows 7.
Elsewhere, Windows 8.1 declined 0.24 percentage points. It now has 4.13 percent share.