Linked by David Adams on Mon 17th Oct 2011 17:29 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Windows Well, its not official yet, but Microsoft's Windows 7 has now become the most widely used operating system. . . Windows 7 now has a strong 40.21% share of all desktop operating systems around the world whereas, the usage share of Windows XP has slipped to 38.64%. All this happened a couple of days back (in October). The rise in usage of Windows 7 and the drop in usage of Windows XP has been consistent since the time Windows 7 was first launched.
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RE[2]: weeee
by zima on Tue 18th Oct 2011 06:53 UTC in reply to "RE: weeee"
zima
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This one might still turn out to be a decade of Win7... (at least, I wouldn't be too surprised)

But why forcing people into fast upgrades, which often bring debatable practical benefits, would be a good thing? (especially when many tools seem to morph into browser-accessed ones; or, more broadly, OS-agnostic)

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