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[CNET] Windows 8 vies with Vista, but Windows 7 gains

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http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-57587215-75/windows-8-vies-with-vista-but-windows-7-gains/
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The latest figures from Net Applications show Windows 8 with a 4.27 percent share of PCs installed worldwide in May (up from 3.84 percent in April) versus 4.51 percent for Vista.
Vista, one of Microsoft's least popular OSes, was introduced in November of 2006.
Then again, maybe we're breaking out the champagne too soon. Windows 7 still leads by a long shot at 44.85 percent and it actually made gains in May, up from 44.72 percent in April.

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oh my god.

I'm crying tears as we speak lachen.gif
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Wow, Windows 8 is even WORSE than Vista. Classic.
    
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Not surprised. People are extremely adverse to change.

Also, a lot of businesses are just now upgrading from XP, and Windows 8 obviously isn't meant for office environments.
    
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oh my god xp lachen.gif
    
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I still love XP.
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It amazes me how people hate windows 8? It is a step forward for OS.
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The fact that XP still has such a high market share is just upsetting to me.

Every time I use XP I feel like I'm using this ancient, clunky piece of software that might have been good at one point, but is completely useless now.

Because I am.
    
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Originally Posted by Star Forge View Post

Wow, Windows 8 is even WORSE than Vista. Classic.

Not a fair assessment when the OS is not even a year old.
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It amazes me how people hate windows 8? It is a step forward for OS.

Yes a step forward in the wrong direction, windows 8 was a flop and really there is no denying that.
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