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Windows 10 has been installed on 700 million active devices

Microsoft now has 135 million Office 365 subscribers

Windows 10 has been installed on 700 million devices

Windows 10 has been installed on 700 million devices

Microsoft has officially announced that Windows 10 has been installed on over 700 million active systems, an increase of around 200 million since this time last year, a boost of about 40% year-over-year. 

This increase is excellent news for Microsoft, though it must be remembered that Microsoft originally thought that Windows 10 would be installed on one billion systems by 2018, hoping that a larger number of Windows 7/8.1 users would have upgraded to the OS initially and that new PC sales would remain strong. Today, it seems possible that Microsoft will reach this 1 billion installs mark by 2020, assuming that current trends continue.  
 
Microsoft has also confirmed that they have 135 million monthly subscribers to office 365, increasing their subscriber count by 15 million since October 2017, adding a lot of additional revenue to the company. 

Windows 10 has been installed on 700 million devices  

Today, Windows 10 is used by over 50% of PC gamers on Steam, giving Windows 10 the largest OS market share amongst both gamers and general PC users, making it one of Microsoft's most successful OS' to date. Windows 10's long lifespan also helps this metric, with Windows Vista, 7 and 8/8.1 were all released and replaced within a three-year timespan or less. 

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07-05-2018, 16:00:59

ImprovizoR
Remember when they wanted to get it to 1 billion devices in a year or so? That was a fun ambition.Quote

07-05-2018, 16:23:01

TheF34RChannel
Still dislike 10 but what choice do I have?Quote

08-05-2018, 04:10:08

sheroo
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Originally Posted by TheF34RChannel View Post
Still dislike 10 but what choice do I have?
Totally agree, haven't seen any benefits over 7 since I installed it...Quote

08-05-2018, 04:38:08

AlienALX
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Originally Posted by sheroo View Post
Totally agree, haven't seen any benefits over 7 since I installed it...

DX12 !. Oh, wait...

Actually in the 30 seconds since I posted that I realised that if it were not for Cortana I would be eating burnt dinner every night. And that is 100% straight up. I use it every single time I cook, or I would forget about my dinner completely and it would be burnt to a crisp.Quote

08-05-2018, 05:02:44

NeverBackDown
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Originally Posted by sheroo View Post
Totally agree, haven't seen any benefits over 7 since I installed it...
It's far faster
Updates are way better. No longer takes 2 days to update.
Much better/snappier UI
Better support for higher resolutions.
Has FLAC native support
Faster on all hardware platforms. 10 will run better than 7 on a minimum requirement PC
Can have features updated more frequently as well as add more features
Got rid of service packs which were useless. Now a more modular OS.
Better support for touch devices
Better support for modern technology, SSDs, NVMe, power management features, USB 3.1/2 native support, better USB audio standards(which is about damn time!)
More secure support for biometric logins
Better memory management
Better CPU management
and last one off the top of my head is better compatibility between Microsoft devices, like PC and Xbox.Quote
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