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  1.    03 Jul 2017 #1
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    Market Share July 2017 - XP Up


    Here is NetMarketShare's info for last month:


    • XP up
    • W10 flat
    • W7 & W8.1 dropped slightly
    • OS X & Other dropped slightly


    I assume that XP "increased" because people were trying to get the XP Patches that MS released last month.
    Microsoft resurrects Windows XP patches for second month straight
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  2.    04 Jul 2017 #2
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    Maybe because new British HMS Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers use computers with XP ?
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  3.    04 Jul 2017 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Maybe because new British HMS Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers use computers with XP ?
    Yesterday I saw a news item about Automation/Robots and one of the labs was using XP to control/monitor the robots.

    One of the Financial firms that they "cross to" on Sky News Australia also uses XP.
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  4.    04 Jul 2017 #4
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    I have a copy of Xp still shrink wrapped I will let it go really cheap.
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  5.    06 Jul 2017 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Josey Wales View Post
    I have a copy of Xp still shrink wrapped I will let it go really cheap.
    ME 2. My grand kids beat the heck out of this installation for 2 years... Maybe it is in the "other" category?
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  6.    09 Jul 2017 #6
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    Kinda wondering if it were possible to know which countries still keep using outdated OS like this the most.

    I mean if it's just a bunch of underdeveloped countries but with high population causing this lack in progress then I guess it's like that and that's the way it is but if we're talking about high development countries then jeez... get a grip by doing everyone and yourself a favor and change to the newest system, will ya?
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  7.    09 Jul 2017 #7
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    I find it hard to believe that XP shares are up and Win10 shares are flat.
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  8.    09 Jul 2017 #8
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    As of June, 2017:

    Operating system market share

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  9.    09 Jul 2017 #9
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    Lies, damned lies and statistics.

    These surveys are basically bs as they do not take a large enough statistical sample to have any significant meaning.
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  10.    09 Jul 2017 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by Durahl View Post
    Kinda wondering if it were possible to know which countries still keep using outdated OS like this the most.
    You can see a map here..Desktop windows versions market share Worldwide | StatCounter Global Stats

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    These are the top 15 sorted by XP share.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    These surveys are basically bs as they do not take a large enough statistical sample to have any significant meaning.
    True - the #1 user of XP the Paitcairn Islands only has a population of 56 people....
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