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Microsoft: Windows 10 for the month is set on 75 million devices

Operating system Windows 10 for four weeks installed more than 75 million units worldwide. Wrote about this in his microblog Microsoft Vice President Yusuf Mehdi.

In the early days were made every second on average 162 installation. The number of registered participants of the Windows Insider program, which allows to obtain the update as a matter of priority, at the moment of release of Windows 10 was approximately 5 million.

For the first day after the release of Windows 10 in late August it was installed 14 million times. After nine days the number of installations reached 27 million units, and after 2.5 weeks — 53 million In Microsoft talking about a major expansion of the number of devices that are compatible with Windows 10: to the new OS updated 90 000 different models of laptops and tablets. And upgrade to the new operating system continue to receive all new users. Therefore, in the near future is unlikely to reduce the rate of penetration of Windows 10.

However, some users have installed the operating system on the virtual machine and technique, released in 2007. The number of downloads of apps from the Windows store during this time increased by 6 times in comparison with similar indicators for the Windows 8 store.

The company from Redmond expects to reach 1 billion installations of Windows 10 in the next three years. Currently available OS versions Home and Pro, and Enterprise and Education.

Now Microsoft is working on the first update for Windows 10, which is being developed under the name Threshold 2 and will be available in October this year. It will include a new universal messenger extension for Edge and upgrade to Universal App Platform. The release version of Windows 10 for smartphones is also planned for the fall.

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