It has been almost 2 months since Windows 8 was
introduced by Microsoft. And here we are. So where are we exactly? Is Windows 8 gaining
Well, I am actively using Windows 8 on one of my
laptops. I have most of my software working just fine including Visual Studio
2012, Blend, Office 2013, Project 2013 and others that I use in my everyday
Alright, So I am not the right case for this study. What about others?
It seems like Windows 8 gaining momentum but
slowly. Windows 8 is definitely not as bad as Windows Vista when people just
wanted their XP back. Admittedly, Windows 8 is missing the Start Menu but there
is a workaround and I am using it
just fine. Windows 8 does have a steep learning curve and it will definitely
take people time to get used to it.
Earlier, there were speculations about Windows
8. Salesforce CEO said Windows
8 is the end of Windows operating system but on the contrary, Windows 8 got
reviews on tech blogging website like Verge.
"2.29% of C# Corner's 3.1 Million visitors use Windows 8"
After a month, Microsoft reported 40
million Windows 8 licenses were sold within a month and Dell just announced
8 is doing well.
Here is something interesting. In a study published is showing that
5.5% users are now using Windows 8.
I am not sure how reliable the above data is but I
can tell for sure from our C# Corner analytics that Windows 8 is growing. In
Oct and Nov months, we had 0% visitors using Windows 8. But on Dec month so far
out of our 2.27 Million visitors, we already have 2.29% visitors now use
Windows 8. Please keep in mind, C# Corner users are more likely to adapt a new operating system than an average user.