Forecast Analysis: PC OS Market, Worldwide, 2008-2015, 2011 Update

Archived Published: 14 July 2011 ID: G00214544

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This report discusses the assumptions behind our worldwide PC unit forecast by OS and analyzes the PC OS market dynamics highlighted by that forecast, which is published separately.

Table of Contents

  • Assumptions
  • Analysis
    • Windows Operating Systems
      • Windows 7
      • Windows 8
      • Mac OS
      • Alternative Operating Systems
      • Chrome OS
      • Android
      • webOS
    • Methodology
      • OS Downgrades
      • OS Upgrades
      • Forecast Methodology
  • Recommended Reading
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