It is reported that Windows 10's market share will reach 70% in April 2024, while Windows 11's share is declining

In preparation for

the end of support for Windows 10 in October 2025 , Microsoft is taking various measures, such as displaying huge pop-ups calling for users to update to Windows 11. However, according to research firm Statcounter , Windows 11's market share has continued to decline since March 2024, while Windows 10's share is expected to exceed 70% for the first time since September 2023.

Desktop Windows Version Market Share Worldwide | Statcounter Global Stats

Windows 10 reaches 70% market share as Windows 11 keeps declining - Neowin

According to Statcounter, Windows 11's market share reached an all-time high of 28.16% in February 2024, but has since been on a downward trend, dropping to 26.68% in March 2024 and 25.65% in April 2024. Neowin, an overseas media outlet, points out that the reasons for this are that 'support for Android apps has been

discontinued in Windows 11' and ' the number of advertisements displayed in Windows 11, such as advertisements in the start menu, is increasing.'

Windows 10's market share exceeded 70% in September 2023 due to last-minute demand following the end of the free upgrade offer , but has since been on a downward trend. However, it began to increase again from February 2024, and in April 2024 it exceeded 70% for the first time in seven months since September 2023.

Support for Windows 10 is scheduled to end in October 2025, and Microsoft is calling for users to upgrade to Windows 11 as soon as possible. It has also announced a pricing structure for the extended support program for users who want to continue using Windows 10 after support ends.

Microsoft announces pricing for extended support program for Windows 10, which will end support in October 2025 - GIGAZINE

Statcounter also reported on the overall Windows market share, revealing that around 3% of users are still using Windows 7 , which ended support in January 2020 , following Windows 10 and Windows 11, which are still supported at the time of writing.

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