Windows 7 use continues to climb

by admin November 10, 2009 at 6:59 pm

Adoption of Windows 7 continues to grow, with the weeks-old operating system accounting for 4 percent of PCs accessing the Web over the past weekend, according to Net Applications.

By contrast, it took Windows Vista seven months to reach that level, the Web-monitoring firm said in a report.

“The early anticipation and high expectations for Windows 7 seem to have been warranted,” Net Applications Executive Vice President Vince Vizzaccaro said in an e-mail.

One of the key questions, though, is whether Windows 7 will help Microsoft regain share from Apple, Vizzaccaro said. “Can Windows 7 stop the slow Windows decline, or even reverse it? I think we’ll see that answer develop in the next few months,” he said.

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