As of January 1st, Windows XP had 46.52 percent share, down from over 57 percent at the beginning of the year. Windows 7 jumped to 36.99 percent share, up from 24 percent at the start of the year.
Vista, the "in-between" OS that was mostly criticized by consumers, dropped to 8.44 percent, down from over 11 percent at the beginning of the year.
Other operating systems, including Mac OS X and Linux, remained distant followers totaling just 8 percent share.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 4 Jan 2012 0:57