Windows PCs have now been around for over 30 years, and Microsoft’s operating system still holds a nearly 90% share of the desktop and laptop ecosystem worldwide.1 While PC unit sales are on the decline, utilization is not. People are simply keeping their computers longer.2
There are several factors contributing to the desire on the part of both consumers and business owners to extend the useful life of their current machines. The primary factor is cost. New PCs are expensive and require time and expertise to set up. Most people around the world simply cannot afford a . . .