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Gartner: Windows XP End Boosted Q1 2014 PC Sales

4/16/2014 09:00 AM EDT
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Trend or one-off?
LarryM99   4/16/2014 7:29:28 PM
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It seems like this is more accurately described (at least so far) as a temporary cessation in the decline rather than a reversal of it. The people that were still hanging on to XP computers are a relatively large group, but they are not a growing one. The next such event will be when Win7 falls out of support, and I suspect that that group will be larger but less likely to blindly salute the next Microsoft flag. That group has been growing as people reject Win8, but I think that people are examining the alternatives more than they might have in the past.

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