Windows 10 surpasses 7 globally to become Microsoft's biggest OS

Windows 10 Finally More Popular Than Windows 7 Worldwide StatCounter

The desktop Windows version market share in India as of January 2018 for Windows 7 is 54.46 percent, followed by Windows 10 at 28.22 percent, Windows 8.1 at 10.54 percent, Windows XP at 3.6 percent, Windows 8 at 2.95 percent, and lastly Windows Vista at 0.18 percent.

In the future, the gap would grow as Windows 7 is slowly becoming obsolete especially since Microsoft pulled mainstream support for the OS. Although not as quick as predicted last year, Windows 10's worldwide market share has surpassed that of the 8-year-old Windows 7 for the first time, according to StatCounter's data released for January 2017 and January 2018.

In other words, this is another sizeable shove for those who have yet to upgrade to Windows 10, and a further reminder that Microsoft's focus is moving away from its older desktop operating systems.

"Our investments to make Windows 10 the most secure, always up-to-date operating system enabled us to move quickly to protect customers in the face of these threats", Nadella said.

Redmond has apparently had enough of software that use scary messaging to persuade people to upgrade to a paid product that purportedly fixes a problem detected by a free version.

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When the next version of Microsoft Office launches later this year it will only be supported on Windows 10. Of course, Microsoft would be more than happy to sell you an Office 365 subscription instead.

To help customers like Accenture that are still transitioning to Microsoft's new software-delivery model, the company announced "an additional six months of servicing for the Enterprise and Education editions of Windows 10, versions 1607, 1703, and 1709", stated Bernardo Caldas, general manager for Windows, and Jared Spataro, general manager for Office at Microsoft, in a blog post. "This extension will be offered via normal channels".

Additionally, Office 2019 is getting a shorter period of extended support.

Microsoft has confirmed that Office 2019 will ship in the second half of this year, but when it does become available you'll need to have a PC running Windows 10 in order to benefit from the next-gen productivity suite.

Under the new scheme, Windows 10 version 1607, also known as the Anniversary Update, will no longer be supported on October 9, six months after its original April 10 end-of-support date. This year's releases of Office server software like Microsoft Exchange and Sharepoint will also share the same support timeline as Office 2019 apps. Microsoft also says that Office 2019 client apps will be released with the "Click to Run" installation technology only and not the MSI deployment methodology which is through Windows Installer Packages. In comparison, Windows 10 had managed 32.84 percent by then.

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