Surprising? Nah. The percentage of new home computer buyers who reported being "Very Satisfied" with their chosen operating system was as follows:
- Mac OS X "Leopard" - 81 percent;
- Windows XP Home - 53 percent;
- Windows XP Pro - 51 percent;
- Vista Home Premium - 27 percent;
- Vista Home Basic - 15 percent
Perhaps this is just a reflection of choice. Meaning, those who actually get to choose their operating system are much happier than those who have it foisted upon them by Microsoft's overwhelming dominance of the personal computing industry.