Microsoft Windows 10 Unable to Increase its Global Market Share Value, Revealed Latest Data

NetMarketShare provided updated data that showed Windows 10 is the popular choice for desktop computers all over the world, yet they failed to do big in global market share.

Despite the May 2019 update, the share of Windows 10 raised from 45.73% to 45.79% only. By the end of May, Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903) was rolled out. In June, with a manual check for update, all users were allowed to download the latest update.

Microsoft has announced to end support for Windows 7 in January 2020, and a minimal drop has been noticed in its hare, from 35.44% to 35.38%.

The company has urged users to upgrade to Windows 10 to receive latest updates as the 10 years old Windows operating system will end on January 14, 2020. Users have no very actively responded to this call and still more 3 Pcs out of 10 use Windows 7.

The most prominent increase in shares was witnessed in Windows 8.1 that increased from 3.97% to 4.51%.

Whereas macOS 10.14 decreased from 5.34% to 5.31%.


Windows XP stopped receiving updates since April 2014 and its share declined to 1.81%. Its compatibility and higher cost of upgradation of the latest Windows is the reason that Windows XP is used on many devices in several organizations.

The same source revealed that the Windows competitor, Linux is used on 1.55% of the desktop computers.

Market Share figures for May 2019 and June 2019 are as below:



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