Windows 10 runs on Windows XP – still far behind Windows 7
Windows 10 is up in the measurements but is still in the shadow of Microsoft’s now the most popular operating system.
Microsoft’s latest operating system is on its 15th year older sibling Windows XP. But Windows 7 is still unchallenged at the top. Windows 10 is according to the latest statistics from Web research firm Netmarketshare at 11.85 percent, and Windows XP on the 11.4 per cent of all computers.
This allows Windows 10 to the second most used operating system in the world, but it still lags far behind one Windows 7, which has a stake of 52.47 percent in the latest poll. By comparison, it took Windows 8 (including 8.1) nearly three years to overtake Windows XP in the same measurement.
Netmarketshare the statistics of people who visit any of the over 40,000 sites that use statistical tool from Net Applications.