10% of PCs now running on Windows 8.1
10% of PCs Now Running On Windows 8.1. 10% of PCs Now Running On Windows 8, 8.1
Washington: With the older versions of Microsoft's OS slowly taking a backseat, desktop computer owners have reportedly been adopting the latest Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
Latest data from Net Applications showed that PCsrunning Windows 8 and 8.1 now compose 10.49 % of the personal-computer market.
However, Windows 7 is still more preferred by desktop users as its share rose by 0.88 percent, while Windows XP remained the big loser dropping 2.24 %, Mashable reports.
The latest Windows 8 and its updated 8.1 version have been designed to better suit the tabletinterface that appears to be the next big thing and force the traditional desktops take a backseat.
It was found that Windows 8's market share amounting to 6.89 percent is still greater than Windows 8.1 's 3.60 % and Windows machines overall account for a dominating 90.73% of the PC market.