All Windows 10 updates are completely free for all customers. Generally, apart from particular issues with sure drivers, any PC that runs this working system will be capable to obtain and set up the brand new variations. And these will work the identical, and even higher, than the outdated variations. However, one thing is incorrect with 20H2, the newest working system replace launched within the fall of final yr. And it’s that customers don’t cease trusting the brand new variations.
Samples are made utilizing the information collected by the functions that use AdDuplex SDK v2 or increased. And in complete, greater than 80,000 items of apparatus have been used for the present. Only Microsoft can know the precise and official information of this, nevertheless it doesn’t present them.
2004 and 1909, the 2 most used variations of Windows 10
As the AdDuplex platform reveals us, the Windows 10 newest version 20H2 it is just put in in 16.8% of computer systems. It is true that this share is increased than in December, when it was solely put in in 13.6% of the gear, nevertheless it signifies that its development has slowed down quite a bit. Even so, it’s nonetheless increased than the proportion of customers who upgraded to 1909 final yr in the identical time period.
Users don’t belief the newest version of Windows 10. Data reveals that probably the most used version of the working system is 2004, the 2020 spring replace, with virtually 39.8%, adopted by 1909, the autumn replace of 2019, with 31.2% of customers. These two variations have additionally misplaced customers within the final cycle (customers who could have made the soar to 20H2), reducing within the case of May 2020 Update by 0.6% and within the case of November 2019 Update by 2%.
The outdated variations fall
But it isn’t all unhealthy information. One of the nice issues we will get from this information is that each one outdated variations of Windows are beginning to crash severely. The version 1903 solely has 6.6% of customers, the 1809 1.5%, 1903 1.8% and Fall Creators Update, and earlier, simply over 2.2%. In complete, outdated variations of Windows 10, with out assist, are simply over 12%. That is, one in 10 Windows 10 computer systems makes use of an unsupported version.
The drawback, within the brief time period, we are going to discover with Windows 10 version 1909. This version has a 30% market share, and in simply three months, 19h2 might be with out assist. Users ought to begin mass upgrading to a later version, corresponding to 20H2 or 2004, as a way to proceed utilizing the working system with out issues.
Between the months of April and May of this yr, Microsoft will launch a brand new version of its working system: Windows 10 21H1. At the second we do not know a lot about this replace, aside from that it will likely be a small replace, with very particular adjustments, and that it’ll put together our PC for the arrival of Sun valley.