Ok, a completely honest question:
How do you make 10 suck less once it's inevitably installed? For example, when supporting friends/family/etc that will wind up with the disease?
Yes, installing linux is the correct answer, but that isn't a possibility for some due to gaming or some horrible devices that only have limited driver support or horrible users that can't find their backside with a flashlight + map + compass. Inevitably it'll get through, because there's a limit to how much babysitting I'm going to do to their installs.
A start menu replacement, a better browser, and good firewall rules will prevent much of the irritation/telemetry/crap. But it's still a disjointed mess to use. Is there a tool that automates wiping the largest puddles of vomit off their machines, or am I doomed to do things manually?
I'm thinking along the lines of PlanB instead of a condom, for once the damage is already done.