Users of Windows 7 are barely migrating to Windows 10: Report

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Despite the notice that Microsoft is dropping support for Windows 7 operating system next year, the users of Windows 7 are not shifting to the Windows 10.

A new statistic by NetMarketShare suggests that adoption of Windows 7 has dropped from 36.52% in March to only 36.43% in April. This is not even migration of 1%.

However, the users of Mac and other operating systems are shifting to the latest Windows version.

In January this year, Microsoft had announced that it end support for the Windows 7 next year. The company aims to empower enterprises with modern workplace by making them shift to Microsoft 365 (which is a combination of Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility plus Security (EMS)).

Windows 10 provides a more personalized experience to users, while bringing together and taking everything in Windows 7 and Windows 8 to the next level.

Also, Windows 10 had surpassed the dominance of Windows 7 earlier this year to become the most popular operating system across desktop devices.

Currently, Windows holds over 87% operating system market share, followed by MacOS that holds 9.75% share.

The report further suggests that adoption of Windows 10 has slightly increased from 43.62% in March to 44.1% in April.

Also read: Microsoft’s Your Phone app to sync Android notifications to Windows 10 PC

It seems that Windows 7 users are moving to the latest version very slowly. The end of support will come in January 2020, which means that Microsoft won’t provide support and security updates for it. The enterprises who need security updates after the deadline will have to pay for it.

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