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Windows 7 drops under 50% market share, XP falls below 10%

Windows 7 drops under 50% market share, XP falls below 10%

Even the older Internet Explorer on the prior Windows operating systems commands 19.9% market share.

Before Windows 10's debut, Windows 7 passed the 60 percent market-share mark in June 2015.

Specifically, Windows 10 Mobile is now running on 9.2 percent of Windows phones across the world, an increase of 1.5 percent, according to AdDuplex data.

Currently Azure's incremental gross margin is -10% to -20%, so most investors think it will be quite a while before this metrics.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has cemented it dominance in the PC operating system market with a behemoth 89.2% market share, as per the latest data from NetMarketShare for the month of April.

Windows 7 still runs on countless devices, but no longer holds a majority of users on its platform. Microsoft Mobiles, with the Windows Phone devices running the Windows 10 Mobile OS are one of their most ambitious projects in the hardware markets. The company will be pinning hopes on the release of Windows 10 Anniversary Update to rejuvenate interest this summer.

Microsoft has committed to develop the Windows 10 mobile despite the reported decline of interest on Windows 10 devices.

Recent improvements to iOS and Android operating systems make them viable PC replacements
GETTYRecent improvements to iOS and Android operating systems make them viable PC replacements

While Microsoft will undoubtedly be happy that users are continuing to upgrade to Windows 10, the slow in growth is cause for concerns. And since then, Windows 7 has continued at the top position, passing 60% market share previous year in June before the launch of Windows 10.

Windows 7 has suffered a sizable drop, with its share of desktops falling by over four percentage points to 47.8 per cent.

Windows Vista slipped 0.07 points to 1.34 percent, and Windows XP dropped 1.24 points to 9.66 percent.

Profit excluding certain items was 62 cents a share, and sales adjusted for deferrals were $22.1 billion, in the fiscal second quarter, which ended March 31, Microsoft said in a statement Thursday.

If you prefer usage market share, you'll want to get your data from StatCounter, which looks at 15 billion page views every month.

In the positive column, Apple's Mac OS X saw its share rise to 9.2 percent last month from 7.7 percent in March.

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