90% Of Windows 8 first timers use the Charms bar, halve visited the store.

So it seems like consumers are actually getting Windows 8, it does not imply they like it but at least they are using its features right after they have started using it.

Here are some of the stats provided by the company.

  • More than 90 percent of customers use the charms like Search and Share on the first day of use.
  • More than 85 percent launch the desktop, and half visit the Windows Store on the first day.
  • On average, customers add 19 tiles in week one, with more than 25% of customers adding 30 or more within days.

http://www.geekwire.com/2012/microsoft-stats-reveal-users-windows-8/