Windows 7 to reach four out of 10 computers by end of year


Last month, I wrote that two-thirds of PCs are still running Windows XP, and wrote about some of the things that hadn’t been created when Windows XP was launched (Feeling nostalgic? Your students may not be). It surprised me to hear that there are so many out of date PCs (as Windows XP is a decade old now).

However, I’ve just read on ZDNet, reporting on a Gartner analysis, where they are predicting that by the end of the year, 42% of PCs worldwide will be running Windows 7. Which means there’s a massive wave of upgrades and deployments going on right now…

Learn MoreRead the full story on ZD Net – 42% of PCs will be running Windows 7 by year-end

Comments (1)

  1. I suppose people are using last-decade operating system because they mostly own a last-decade hardware which works well with XP.

    At least that's the point in my country