Windows 10: Check out Windows 10's market share

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       01 Mar 2015 #11

    And it's probably spyware that gathers the info anyhow.
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  2.    01 Mar 2015 #12

    Mystere said: View Post
    As Always, the devil is in the details. NetMarketShare's methodology is not useful for counting actual market share because it does some really stupid things.

    For instance, They only count a unique visitor on a per site basis once per day, but aggregate that data. So, if I visit two of their sites on the same day, I'm counted twice in their statistics. What's worse is that if I first visit that site in one browser or OS, and then come back to it 99 more times that day with a different browser and/or OS, only the first one is counted.

    This is also a world market share, which even if it was accurate (which it's wildly not so), it's not particularly relevant for a lot of us. China still has a very large percentage of XP users, most of which are using the pirated version of XP. So this neither translates to any real market share for western businesses or even a real statistic that means anything.
    . . .not sure, but sure did sound pretty. . .
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  3.    01 Mar 2015 #13

    I notice Linux was really starting to move up fast. . .1.53 that's lot isn't it. . .
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  4.    01 Mar 2015 #14

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    I'm just messing with you.. but it is way to early to worry about Win10 market share. IMO.
    . . .darn Wabbitt. . .always missing with folks brains . . .
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