Re: "Naturally, all user data is wiped with this option"
Don't forget that repository where all sorts of crap gets put and never deleted. Is it any wonder that users complain about lack of disk space?
I'm talking about AppData.
How many GB of shite is in yours eh?
MS, by not making the move to a separate partition is hammering it home that USERS DON'T CARE in their world. The User is only there to provide data for them to slurp.
Counting the days until I get laid off (job outsourced to India and me made redundant) and I can retire from using Windows once and for all. I won't regret it one little bit.
My Linux system (running Arch) does everything I want from a computer and more.