All this had made me wonder.
If my users are going to go mad at me over 8 / 8.1 / 10 whatever I do, then is it time to move to Linux? Might as well take the knocks on the chin. These will reduce in severity over time, and then when the last gnasher / wailer realises they are screaming into a void, we end up with an estate we can actually do something with going forward...? Maybe, maybe not.