Windows 7 retirement clocks starts ticking
Microsoft announced on Monday that Windows 7 obsolete, or to be more exact, its support will end in three years. They said that the OS, (which never received any good feedback anyway,) is long outdated and asked people to upgrade to Windows 10 as soon as possible.
According to the head of Microsoft Germany, Markus Nitschke, Windows 7 is based on long-outdated security architectures and does not meet the security requirements of either modern technology nor IT departments.
Three years ago they made the same announcement about Windows XP.
While Microsoft is discouraging the further usage of Windows 7, data shows that Windows 7 might still account for 53% of all Windows OS systems on personal computers. That isn't such a surprise,considering even Windows XP is still being used by many.
Based on one of my personal site's data, site that receives roughly 1000 visitors a day, here are the Operating System stats:
Win10 - 25.6%
Win7 - 8.2%
WinXP - 0.6%
WinVista - 0.2%
Note: Numbers don't add up to 100% because only Windows Operating systems are being displayed.