windows 10 updateYesterday we reported that according to unconfirmed numbers, it was suggested that Windows 10 had been installed on at least 10 million devices since it was released. It was unconfirmed so we couldn’t be sure if the numbers were true, or at least close to being true. As it turns out the numbers were almost on the mark.

According to a recent post on Microsoft’s Windows blog, the Redmond company has since confirmed that the number of devices that Windows 10 is installed on has in reality crossed the 14 million mark. Microsoft goes on to note that 14 million is just the tip of the iceberg as there are plenty of devices out there that are on their way to being upgraded.

Microsoft writes, “Rest assured we are working 24×7 to continue the upgrade process and are prioritizing the quality of your upgrade experience over anything else. We are grateful for your excitement and enthusiasm and we appreciate your patience over the days and weeks ahead as we carefully roll out Windows 10 in phases to all of you that have reserved.”

This is a very impressive figure no doubt helped by the fact that Windows 10 is a free upgrade within its first year if you have a genuine copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1. Its upgrade numbers have also surpassed that of Windows 8 when it first launched, and based on initial reviews, it looks like Windows 10 is off to a great start. In the meantime you can always try and force the update if you can’t be bothered waiting.

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