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Finally, it's a good OS so it deserve it..Windows XP is starting to became outdated
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Never really had problems with vist except forgetting to run something as admin. Windows 7 is better than Vista by far though. A lot smoother.
    
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Great! Now they're releasing Windows 8 soon. Windows 7 is just fine for everything you need to do and if there isn't; update it. That's just my opinion, though.
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This, more linux compatible games ect.. and that figure will rise no doubt
More compatible games and Adobe software. Adobe software was actually rumored not to long ago for Linux.
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And statcounter polls private company networks how exactly?

The statistics provided are wildly inaccurate.

I can list eight companies off the top of my head (that I deal with) that have a least 20,000 XP licenses each just in their North American offices that will never show up in this kind of poll. My own company currently has north of 25,000 XP licenses and we would never release that to any type of poll or survey company. I can think of a dozen more F1000 companies that I deal with that also still use XP and have again, thousands of licenses.

What a joke....
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Because 1 guy ran it on a Pentium 4 with 512MB or ram, and it ran like crap, so he said vista sucks, so it started an avalanche of stupidity.

Anyway, I didn't expect windows 7 to do it in only a few years. 2014 is when MS drops XP support, right?
Yep, 2014 is the end date for support, and by 2014 XP will have been going for 13 years I'm assuming just because the support ends in 2014, people/companies will stop using it, I wonder how long XP will be widely used.....
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I lol'ed at Vista. My dad is part of that 19%. He hates it so much.
I'm part of the few percent that uses Vista and doesn't mind because i'm not trying to run it with 512mb of ram.
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Oh wow, apple went from 3-5% to a whopping 15ish %. Guess MS is still doing amazing with 80% of the market regardless of all that Apple propaganda.
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Oh wow, apple went from 3-5% to a whopping 15ish %. Guess MS is still doing amazing with 80% of the market regardless of all that Apple propaganda.
Or it's just that (as mentioned by Robilar) there are several hundred thousand Windows desktops that aren't in this poll. I find it pretty fail there isn't even mention of how many total desktops were in the poll.
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Yep, 2014 is the end date for support, and by 2014 XP will have been going for 13 years I'm assuming just because the support ends in 2014, people/companies will stop using it, I wonder how long XP will be widely used.....
That date is for private usage, not commerical. We have already recieved assurances from Microsoft that they will continue to support XP for as long as we continue to use it.

The FI's in North America has recieved similar assurances in writing...
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