Windows Vista Continues to Increase Market Share

Microsoft Windows Vista operating system (OS) managed to substantially increase its install base in September, whereas both Windows XP and Windows 2000 saw their market share decreased. While Apple Macintosh platforms also increased their share last month, the growth for Vista was considerably higher. Vista was considerably higher.In September the share of Windows Vista-based personal […]

Microsoft Windows Vista operating system (OS) managed to substantially increase its install base in September, whereas both Windows XP and Windows 2000 saw their market share decreased. While Apple Macintosh platforms also increased their share last month, the growth for Vista was considerably higher.

Vista was considerably higher.In September the share of Windows Vista-based personal computers used to browse the Internet was 7.38%, up more than one percent from August, according to data collected by Net Applications, a provider of Web tools. The shares of Windows 2000 and Windows XP operating systems decreased to 3.32% and 79.32%.

MonthWindows XPWindows VistaWindows 2000Mac OSMacIntelOther
October, 200684.62%0.09%5.79%4.09%1.12%4.30%
November, 200684.95%0.11%5.46%4.10%1.29%4.09%
December, 200685.30%0.16%5.00%4.15%1.52%3.87%
January, 200785.02%0.18%4.93%4.34%1.88%3.64%
February, 200784.33%0.93%4.75%4.29%2.09%3.60%
March, 200783.57%2.04%4.71%3.94%2.14%3.60%
April, 200782.65%3.02%4.42%3.89%2.32%3.69%
May, 200782.02%3.74%4.31%3.95%2.51%3.47%
June, 200781.94%4.52%4.00%3.52%2.48%3.54%
July, 200781.40%5.41%3.74%3.36%2.61%3.49%
August, 200780.48%6.26%3.66%3.33%2.82%3.44%
September, 200779.32%7.38%3.32%3.38%3.23%3.39%

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Source:? xbitlabs