Microsoft has boasted that you can find now 500 million running Windows 10, indicating in which the appetite for Microsoft's latest operating platform is gathering pace.

The Redmond company's leader Satya Nadella championed the opportunity for developers to get to this heady range of cheap office 2013 professional users in the Windows Store.

"This is all the opportunity prior to you whenever you establish your applications and services," Nadella told bavarian motor works logo of developer at Microsoft's Build 2017 conference in Seattle.

Windows 10 growth

Within the last few eight months, Microsoft saw another 100 million machines included on its previous total of 400 million.

Undoubtedly, that rise is actually galvanized by purchases on new laptops and PC that can come running Windows 10 automagically.

Using the recent reveal inside the slimmed down cheap office 2013 home and business and also the release of the creativity focused Windows 10 Creators Update, the adoption figure for Microsoft's flagship software is liely to help keep growing rapidly.