Hundreds of millions of loyal fans around the world are still using Windows 7 after support was stopped

Although Windows 7 has announced that it has stopped supporting it, that doesn’t mean Windows 7 is completely out of the historical arena. Despite Microsoft’s efforts to persuade, persuade and adopt aggressive ways to drive upgrades, Windows 7 systems around the world still have hundreds of millions of loyal customers.

Hundreds of millions of loyal fans around the world are still using Windows 7 after support was stopped

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Hundreds of millions of loyal fans around the world are still using Windows 7 after support was stopped

Traffic statistics based on U.S. government website visits

There are many reasons why Windows 7 continues to be popular, including cleaner interactive logic, no telemetry in Windows 10 that invades user privacy, and, more importantly, many users are used to not having much desire to upgrade. If you’re using Windows 7 PC just to get the job done, browse the web, and play some light games, there’s really no need to upgrade to Windows 10.

According to Computer World’s estimates, 29.7 percent of computers still run Windows 7 on January 31st, more specifically 446 million devices. At least 200 million devices are still running Windows 7, according tomedia ZDNet. We don’t know which number is closer to reality, but there’s no doubt that there are still a lot of people using Windows 7.