Windows 8 is only 3.2% of the OS market

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The latest operating system for computers Microsoft fails to take off. The March on desktop operating systems developed by Net Applications ootorga to Windows 8 a share of 3.17% of the market . This represents a slight increase when compared to 2.67% in February, but is still far from be between popular operating systems.

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The first market stall is for Windows 7, which is maintained, with a 44.73% , ahead of Windows XP, with a share of 38.73%. Windows 7 snatched the first place XP in August, according to Net Applications. Windows Vista runs in the third with a 5% lower than the previous month.


According to the report from Net Applications , operating systems Microsoft continue hogging most of the markets do. Among Windows 7, XP, Vista and 8 add up over 91%, a figure that has remained virtually unchanged over the past months.

The market share of Mac OS X has been reduced slightly to 6.94% . Mac OS X 10.8 (Lion Mountain) is the operating system used in Apple computers, with 2.65%.Followers Mac OS X10.6 (Snow Leopard), with 1.87%, and Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), with a market share of 1.81%.Linux occupies a discreet third with 1, 17%.

Since its launch in October 2012, Windows 8 has very gradually increased its market share, according to Net Applications reports. It started with a 1.09% in November and rose to 1.72 the following month. In January of this year reached 2.26%, ie well above Mac OS X 10.8.Although its growth rate is slow, it is likely to overtake Windows Vista this summer.

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