Windows 10 makes it out of the Terrible Twos ... hopefully skipping the Me! stage
Subject: General Tech | July 17, 2018 - 04:26 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: microsoft, windows 10, anniversary
It seems hard to believe but it is true, but Sunday July 29th marks the third year of Windows 10 being on the market. The launch was unique, Microsoft decided to offer their new operating system for free to anyone running a valid copy of Windows 7 or 8.x; which you can still take advantage of if you so need. The launch did not go perfectly and Microsoft's goal of having the device installed on 1 billion devices still has not been reached, though this year saw Win10 finally surpass Win7 in total market share. The major updates have been somewhat problematic but it is safe to say that Windows 10 has improved somewhat since release; even enterprises are starting to consider adoption.
For more on the checkered past of Microsoft's latest OS, check out the Register.
"Coming six years after the release of the beloved Windows 7, Windows 10 had a lot to live up to. Once the name got locked down – for a while it was referred to variously as "Windows 9", "Windows Next", "Threshold" and "Oh God, Make The Pain Stop" (at least as far this user was concerned.)"
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