According to data collected by Statcounter, Windows 11 still has negligible adoption rates, representing only 15.44% of all Windows systems.
In contrast, more than 70% of users are still using Windows 10, and Windows 7 still maintains a dedicated user base just under 10% of devices, although it has not been officially supported by the company since January 2020.
All platforms have been considered
As it has been for some time, Windows continues to dominate the desktop space compared to other competitors, with a share approaching 80%. Operating system Apple OS X Followed by 15% and open source linux By just under 3%.
However, a different picture is revealed when operating systems are taken into account across all platforms, including mobile devices. Here, Google Android The OS comes out on top with a market share of over 40%, followed by Windows with around 30% and iOS with just under 20%. Then OS X and Linux drop to about 6% and 1%, respectively.
Microsoft described Windows 11 as more secure than previous versions of the main operating system, such as requesting the availability of computers Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 Installed chips, which implement encryption operations and feature physical mechanisms related to security.
However, this and other stringent requirements are part of the reason for the slow uptake of Windows 11. Only the latest processors are compatible with the new operating system — and Lansweeper IT management software recently found that more than 11 million computers across 60,000 organizations did not have units Appropriate central processing to install it.
Companies are usually in no rush to upgrade to new operating systems, often waiting around 18 months after release to purchase new hardware. With the current economic climate, there is now less incentive to shorten that lead time, as long as Windows 10 It is still competent as it is now.