Two-and-a-half years after its release, Microsoft's latest operating system finally overtook Windows 7, with 42.78 percent of worldwide internet usage versus Windows 7's 41.86 percent.
According to Microsoft, after a recent update, Windows 10 will start to automatically delete the so-called scareware programs i.e. free programs that use scare tactics to convince users to pay for their premium version.
The idea is that Windows Defender, the built-in security and antivirus app for Microsoft's OS, will employ certain "evaluation criteria" to pick out apps which are identified as either unwanted software or straight-out malware.
"This is a breakthrough for Microsoft", commented Aodhan Cullen, CEO of StatCounter.
Windows users that lack technical skills are very inclined to purchase the upgraded version to fix the issues. This will be the next perpetual release of the Office Suite but if you are running an older version of Windows, you better be prepared to upgrade if you want to install this version of the software.
With Windows 7 end of extended support nearing -January 2020- more and more companies are making the switch to Windows 10.
Windows 10 only beat out Windows 7 by a tiny margin. However, he also said that Microsoft undoubtedly hopes to replace 7 more quickly than it replaced Windows XP, which was launched in August 2001. Makers of crapware have always been in operation and regularly prey on unsuspecting users of Microsoft products to make money. For example, Windows 10 overtook Windows 7 in the United Kingdom in June 2016, and in North American in June 2017.
Because how much Windows 8 was hated by the masses, it's understandable that users would wait years before upgrading from Windows 7 out of concern that they would hate Windows 10 as much as they hated Windows 8. However, the US Government analytics portal backs StatCounter, showing Windows 10 PCs as accounting for 21.3% of visits to government websites over the past 90 days, with 19.9% being Windows 7 machines.
NetMarketShare stats count every user equally, while StatCounter gives extra weight to heavy web users, due to the fact that NetMarketShare attempts to measure daily unique users, while StatCounter measures total traffic.
In the Nifty50 index, top drags included Eicher Motors, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Bharti Infratel, which tanked up to 3 per cent. Foreign funds bought sharers worth Rs 937.31 crore on Thursday, as per provisional data.
Fitzgerald became director of the CDC in July, bought stock in Japan Tobacco in August 2017, and sold it at the end of October. The head of the Centers for Disease Control is resigning a day after a big Politico report on her stock trading.
The post is considered a powerful position that allows for investigations into any aspect of the federal government. Another member of Congress announced on Wednesday their decision not to seek re-election this fall.
James Inhofe, R-Okla., quipped, "I get the impression they don't like you". "Well, anyway, you're doing a great job ". Ernst asked Pruitt about the status of the Reid vapor pressure waiver to eliminate restrictions on E15 ethanol blends.
This is the first time, we have taken a small step away from the now and a bigger step into the future", Faf du Plessis explained. The last time Dhoni visited South Africa , he captained the Indian team that lost 2-0 in the three-match ODI series in 2013-14.
Harden is on track to be the NBA's scoring leader in 2017-18 as he's the only player averaging over 30 points per game thus far. Harden piled up 16 points in the first quarter and had 24 by halftime despite his early 3-point shooting woes.
Younkers in Superior's Mariner Mall to close
The sale will run for 10 to 12 weeks. "The owners of the mall need to decide where to go from here", Mayor Robert Mielke said. Superior, Wis. - Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. announced today it will be closing the Younkers in Superior at the Mariner Mall.
Arsenal announce second club-record deal in one day
The BBC's David Ornstein has confirmed that Mesut Ozil has signed a new deal which will keep him at Arsenal until 2021. The north London club have been in talks with Ozil since last season and look to have finally made a breakthrough.