Number of Windows 7 Users Surpasses All Mac OSes Combined

Pulkit Chandna

Windows 7 has got off to a very impressive start. So impressive, in fact, that its initial showing is many times better than Vista's. It added another feather in its cap when its usage surpassed all versions of Mac OS X combined. According to research firm Net Applications, it achieved this latest feat over the past weekend when its usage eased past the 5 percent mark, and with it Mac's usage share.

Interestingly, Windows 7 usage trailed that of OS X by almost a percentage point earlier in the week. "Certainly, the trend line shows Windows 7 will surpass Mac (market) share soon,” believes Vince Vizzaccaro, executive vice president at Net Applications, according to Computerworld .

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