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Last month, 1.26% of all laptops and PCs in the world were running an outdated operating system.

Released in 2001 and unsupported for several years, Windows XP is still popular with some users. Last month, 1.26% of all laptops and PCs in the world were running the 19-year-old operating system, according to NetMarketShare. Notably, newer operating systems such as Windows 8, ChromeOS, and Windows Vista accounted for far fewer devices at 0.57%, 0.42%, and 0.12%, respectively.

Microsoft officially ended support for Windows XP in April 2014. In other words, the OS has not received security updates for six years. However, currently, of the 2 billion computers in the world, 25.2 million are running Windows XP.

The number of machines running Windows 10 continues to grow. Currently, this OS is installed on 60% of all computers in the world - 10% more than two months earlier. The closest non-Microsoft competitor is Mac OS X 10.15, but it only accounts for 3.49% of computers. Next come Mac OS X 10.14 (2.96%) and 10.13 (1.44%).

The rise in popularity of Windows 10 is proportional to the decline in popularity of Windows 7, support for which ended in January of this year. Thus, over the past year, the percentage of machines running this OS has decreased from 31.53% to 22.31%.