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  1. Joined : Oct 2015
    Chandigarh,India
    Posts : 304
    Windows 10
       29 Jun 2016 #1

    Windows 10 Now Has 350 Million Active Users


    Microsoft announced two major Windows 10 milestones this morning: There are now over 350 million devices running Windows 10. And the system’s first major and free upgrade, called the Anniversary update, will arrive on August 2.
    I spoke with Microsoft’s Terry Myerson about these developments last week, and I’ll focus on the new usage figure here.
    Myerson told me that while the 350 million figure was important, Microsoft used other metrics to measure its success.
    “The world is loving Windows 10,” he told me. “And customer satisfaction is at an all-time high. That is how we view success.”
    Fair enough. But you may recall that I’ve been closely watching the Windows 10 rollout in order to compare it with Windows 7, generally considered the most successful Windows version ever. That OS achieved a regular cadence of 20 million new licenses per month during a period of time in which Microsoft cooked the books a bit to provide some financial stability.
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    Windows 10 Now Has 350 Million Active Users - Thurrott.com
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,441
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.693
       29 Jun 2016 #2

    Yes I read that myself that is good for them
    So 350 million users cant be wrong about Windows 10
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  3. Joined : May 2016
    Posts : 86
    Windows 10
       29 Jun 2016 #3

    How many are running Windows 10 simply because their machine decided to update itself?
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    N Calif
    Posts : 659
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 (laptop), W10Pro (tablet)
       29 Jun 2016 #4

    OilerNut said: View Post
    How many are running Windows 10 simply because their machine decided to update itself?
    Probably a few percent but doubtful if a large percentage of the overall install base.

    350 milllion is a lot but far from the 1 billion that MS set for its goal.
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  5. Joined : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 6,967
    All kinds
       30 Jun 2016 #5

    And one, just upgraded a friend's computer (desktop, a 775 socketed Q9550).
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  6. Joined : May 2016
    Posts : 535
    Windows 10
       30 Jun 2016 #6

    OilerNut said: View Post
    How many are running Windows 10 simply because their machine decided to update itself?
    I think a great part of that numbers are coming from the "new" sold PC.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 6,967
    All kinds
       30 Jun 2016 #7

    Those numbers are for popularity chasers, as far as I'm concerned one good OS that works on my computers is quite enough.
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  8. Joined : Aug 2014
    Australia, Adelaide
    Posts : 1,390
    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.1 MATE (64 bit), W10IP VM, W10 Home
       30 Jun 2016 #8

    hTconeM9user said: View Post
    So 350 million users cant be wrong about Windows 10
    Based on that logic, W7 trumps all in the desktop/laptop segment (~1 billion users).
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  9. Joined : Aug 2014
    Australia, Adelaide
    Posts : 1,390
    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.1 MATE (64 bit), W10IP VM, W10 Home
       03 Jul 2016 #9

    NetMarketShare July 2016


    W10 and W7 gained market share last month.
    XP and the W8 Series declined.
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  10. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,210
    Windows 10 IoT
       03 Jul 2016 #10

    lehnerus2000 said: View Post
    Based on that logic, W7 trumps all in the desktop/laptop segment (~1 billion users).
    ~1 billion misguided souls,
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