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Although Windows 8 is two years old since its inception in the year 2012, there are no positive hopes on getting a better share in the operating systems market. Windows 8 in any given case cannot come anywhere near the operating system that is still favorite among Windows users that was released in the year 2001- the Windows XP. People are very skeptical about the Windows 8 transfer from Windows XP, and Microsoft is having a tough time convincing customers.
Regardless of the fact that the service and support for Windows XP has ended earlier this year according to the Net Marketshare, the desktop operating system still holds a growing percentage of 25.31. This signifies the rise of the Operating system market share recently from a precious percentage of 25.27 in the month of May. In the meantime, Windows 8 holds a share of mere 5.93 percent, which dropped from the earlier 6.29 percentage in the month of May.
The situation is quite tough for Windows 8 considering the fact that the three-year-old Windows 7 holds the major market share of 50.55. Moreover, the market share has increased from 50.06 percentage in the month of May.
Looking into the bright side of the latest operating system, there is a steady rise in the market share but not at a commendable rate. The market shares for Windows 8.1 were 6.35 percent in the month of May, which rose up to 6.61 in the month of June.
Pondering upon the consistent vicissitudes of the operating system, we can blame on two major crucial reasons. One of the reasons is the release of its successor Windows 8.1 released in the month of October. This later lead to the release of OEM preloaded with Windows 8.1, which was later a major drawback for Windows 8′s downfall. Second reason was that Windows 8.1 was available to Windows 8 users as a freebie, and it is usual for the Windows 8 users to make use of the opportunity.
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When we take up a collective market share of both Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, it is found to be insignificant. It is likely to remain the same way until their existence. As long as Windows 7 exists, there is no way of Windows 8 outperforming.
Windows 8 could not strike the right note as Windows XP did few years ago. Even if the service and support for Windows XP has come to a standstill, there are plenty of users for the same. Microsoft is having a hard time making people do a Windows 8 transfer from previous operating systems.
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