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Hate it or love it, Microsoft's Windows Vista is finding its way into increasingly more PCs with its market share going up by an impressive 297% in the last 12 months. Based on the data provided by Net Applications, the increase in OS market share topped 16.14% in June while just one year ago it only secured 5.43% of PCs for itself.

Mac OS has also done pretty good in the last year, as it went up 32% to reach 7.94% in June. As for the immortal OS, Windows XP, it went down almost 1% but it still has a dominant position due to its 71.20% share. Going back to Vista, if the current trend continues, it should surpass the 30% mark before Spring 2009 ends. That won't mean much if Windows 7 ships in early 2010 though. Sorry Vista, we're with 7. (BEd: If it's 'good')
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If there was anyone left who didn't believe that vista is a completely worthless upgrade for anything other than DX10, this is proof.
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If there was anyone left who didn't believe that vista is a completely worthless upgrade for anything other than DX10, this is proof.
Thier too embarrassed to show thier faces, so don't expect anyone to argue with that!.

Vista's great, not had a problem with it sinse i brought it on release. cept for those incredibly annoying hangs, which, when they start, never go away without a reboot or two.
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If there was anyone left who didn't believe that vista is a completely worthless upgrade for anything other than DX10, this is proof.
lol of course it would go up
they sell PC with vista 97% of the time
u got to play more for xp most places if they even do xp any more

this does not show people prefer vista more than xp

i am not a XP fan boy
but i have tried Vista soo many times and have had problems with it
the last time i tried was last week
and had to go bak to XP coz i have NO time at all to try to fix vista problems i have

If i didnt have the problem i would be on vista right now
coz i really like vista
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Good to see Vista taking off after what was a slow and buggy start. Hopefully we will see the majority of shareware and web apps being designed for it
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Good to see Vista taking off after what was a slow and buggy start. Hopefully we will see the majority of shareware and web apps being designed for it
vista will keep growing as people keep buying new pc or new laptops

and it will be the same with windows 7, 8, 9, 10 etc

i bought a laptop came with vista, cant go to xp or i willl lose my 3 year warrenty
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Growth through attrition of XP... Geez, what else is new?

I'd like to see the hard numbers of how many RETAIL units of Vista were selling during the periods when XP was still available for retail sale.

(and by "hard numbers" I mean the units actually purchased by end users and not just shipping numbers to retailers making it "available for sale"...)
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Thier too embarrassed to show thier faces, so don't expect anyone to argue with that!.

Vista's great, not had a problem with it sinse i brought it on release. cept for those incredibly annoying hangs, which, when they start, never go away without a reboot or two.
lol

And yeah I don't have a problem with Vista at all, I have had nothing but good experiences with it (except for a few drivers but that goes for any OS). It's just not worth upgrading to it if you don't need/care for DX10, because it offers nothing else over XP other than some eye candy. I guess a few other things like drive encryption and what not, but there are a million 3rd party programs that can do that anyway.
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Does this include the fact that they're giving it away?
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personally my recommendations for certain pc builds i do has shifted a little to vista instead of xp due to the announcement that they were goin to discontinue support for xp at the end of last month.

dunno if sum other ppl took that into consideration
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