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Even first generation netbooks can be upgraded to w7. I did it to mine sometime back during the public beta; and swapped out for a release copy a few months later.

Any competent IT that hasn't already left XP behind already should be well into the migration planning process by now. Virtualize a few legacy apps if necessary because they can't be replaced in time (or for embedded systems that need raw hardware access disable everything but the controller software); but once security patches stop XP will become impossible to secure meaning an XP network will be pwnd repeatedly.

If you exclude parts of the world where WarezdozeXP is a major player I expect XP to drop into the low single digits within a year. Stats Counter[^] has a per country breakdown of their os share stats; in the developed world XP's already down to ~10-15% vs 20-30% a year[^] ago.

Lastly, w3schools browser/os share tracker is for general usage by far the worst of the three that're most commonly cited because it only looks at visitors to their site; beyond seeing what webdevs like it's basically worthless. Stats Counter and Net Applications both have access to data from numerous major sites/CDNs. One major difference between the two are that NA weights its data by total internet using population while SC doesn't; because of the sites being tracked have a bias towards western customers this results in NA reporting higher shares for old browser/OSes than SC. A second major difference is(was??) that they differ in how they treat Chrome's downloading linked content in the background to build a local cache; NA added weighting to counterweight chrome downloading lots of pages that aren't ever viewed by end users; at least initially SC didn't.
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