As 2015 comes to a close, Windows 10 surpasses 200 million installs

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    As 2015 comes to a close, Windows 10 surpasses 200 million installs

    As 2015 comes to a close, Windows 10 surpasses 200 million installs


    Last Updated: 04 Jan 2016 at 11:46

    Microsoft announced back in October that Windows 10 had surpassed 110 million installations worldwide, which for October was an impressive achievement. But that was over 3 months ago, and since 2015 is coming to a close, we thought now was probably a good time to check in on that install count. Last time I checked, 120 million was the number.

    According to my contacts, Windows 10 has now been installed on over 200 million devices worldwide...


    Read more: As 2015 comes to a close, Windows 10 surpasses 200 million installs WinBeta


    See also: Windows 10 Now Active on over 200 Million Devices | Windows Experience Blog
    Brink's Avatar Posted By: Brink
    29 Dec 2015


  1. Posts : 2,818
    Windows 10 Home (x64) Version 21H1 (build 19043.1202)
       #1

    Wow have read the whole thread and that is very good.
    40 million a month hope they keep it up.
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  2. Posts : 1,217
    Windows 8.1, Win10Pro
       #2

    hTconeM9user said:
    Wow have read the whole thread and that is very good.
    40 million a month hope they keep it up.
    Well .. I DON'T! Because ... they're getting there by tricking Win7 and Win8 folks into applying an Upgrade they do not want.

    The Win7 forums and OEM forums are chock full of folks complaining about HOW to get rid of Win10 and go back to their older OS -- because they did what they thought was a routine update only to have their machine upgraded to Win10.

    This is reprehensible conduct by MS -- and I don't care if millions of folks like Win10, this is STILL reprehensible conduct.
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  3. Posts : 61,587
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Mark Phelps said:
    Well .. I DON'T! Because ... they're getting there by tricking Win7 and Win8 folks into applying an Upgrade they do not want.

    The Win7 forums and OEM forums are chock full of folks complaining about HOW to get rid of Win10 and go back to their older OS -- because they did what they thought was a routine update only to have their machine upgraded to Win10.

    This is reprehensible conduct by MS -- and I don't care if millions of folks like Win10, this is STILL reprehensible conduct.

    I'm not sure how MS is at fault, when if the user read what the update was for, it clearly states "Upgrade to Windows 10".

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...s-7-8-1-a.html
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  4. Posts : 2,818
    Windows 10 Home (x64) Version 21H1 (build 19043.1202)
       #4

    Brink said:
    I'm not sure how MS is at fault, when if the user read what the update was for, it clearly states "Upgrade to Windows 10".

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...s-7-8-1-a.html
    Brink you are correct they don't have to but some ignore that and then blame Microsoft, on every system I have put it on.
    That message has always come up
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  5. Posts : 282
    Windows 10, 8.1, 7, and Vista
       #5

    200 million is an impressive number, but still doesn't come close to Windows 7.
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  6. Posts : 17,831
    Windows 10
       #6

    Bout a million of those were done by me!!!
    (Feels like it, anyway!)
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  7. Posts : 29,075
    Windows 10 21H1 Build 19043.1023
       #7

    Edwin said:
    Bout a million of those were done by me!!!
    (Feels like it, anyway!)
    Hahahahahaha! At least, Edwin! At least.

    Seems like I've done at least 100,000 myself. :)
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  8. whs
    Posts : 1,935
    Windows 7
       #8

    Some say that Microsoft tricked a lot of users into 10. But it is not their fault if many people do not pay attention.
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  9. Posts : 487
    Windows 8 Pro x64
       #9

    Brink said:
    I'm not sure how MS is at fault, when if the user read what the update was for, it clearly states "Upgrade to Windows 10".

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...s-7-8-1-a.html
    Hmmm Brink, you know there are TONS of people that don't really watch what they're clicking. Microsoft is definitely taking advantage of that. Truth is, objectively, Windows 10 is a luke-warm success. Mobile Devices are where it's at, and Microsoft just isn't there like it should have been. I prefer Windows based PCs myself, but I say that understanding I'm in the ever increasing minority. A lot of the new user base is there because of a free upgrade, some curiosity, and for no other reason. XP was a real success. Windows 95 was a blockbuster success, and I'd say Windows 7 is top of mind for most (er, that's when Windows is still top of mind).
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