I knew it. Net Market Share (its report is about the most prevalent operating system in the world) latest report reveals that Windows 7 is the most used operating system. It is the most widely used operating system with nearly 44.81 percent of all computers running it since 2009. The soon to perish Windows XP comes second with 36.97 percent. Good news for Microsoft, Windows 8 is the third most used operating system in the world. The future looks bright for Microsoft, as more people will accept Windows 8 in the long run.
Windows 8’s current share is only 5.42 percent, but compared to Windows Vista ( which has market share of 4.18%), it’s much better. The detailed report is shown as pie diagram below: