Three weeks ago, Microsoft made the final shipping version of Windows 8 available for sale to the general public, either as a software upgrade for an older PC or installed inside a new PC. Today, a software company claims their data shows that Windows 8 has now been installed on over three percent of all Windows PCs worldwide.
This new data comes from Soluto, an Israel-based software company that has released a PC app that helps with PC performance problems. It claims that data from users of that software show that, at the moment, Windows 8 has been installed in 3.12 percent of all Windows PCs. Of that number, just over 50 percent of them have been installed on desktop PCs, with over 44 percent installed on laptops. Just 4.6 percent of Windows 8 units are being used on tablets.
Soluto's data also shows that, of all places, Hungary has the highest percentage of Windows 8 users at 8.9 percent. China is second with seven percent and Australia is third with 4.6 percent. Romania is fourth with 3.7 percent and the US is fifth with 3.4 percent.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said a couple of weeks ago that in its first four days, Windows 8 upgrades had been installed on four million PCs.
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