Windows 10 Passes 400 Million Users, Faster Adoption Than Windows 7

Microsoft has just announced that Windows 10 in now installed on over 400 million devices. It only took Microsoft 14 months to hit this milestone! When Windows 10 was released it was installed on over 75 million PCs in its first four weeks. That number reached 200 million in under six months, 300 million after nine months, and now we have 400 million users in 14 months!

To see the progress of the adoption of Windows 10 check out the chart below, it also has Windows 7 and Windows 8, although Microsoft stopped reporting Windows 8 milestones after 200 million.


You can see that Windows 10 easily leads the pack here. There are many reasons Windows 10 adoption has been faster than previous Windows operating systems, but here are some of the major ones.

– Windows 10 was available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1
– Microsoft is also counting phones running Windows 10 mobile in their figure
– Xbox Ones, Surface Hubs, and HoloLens devices are also included
– There are more devices and computers in the world than before

Are you happy with your Windows 10 experience? Let us know in the comments!

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