> We pray they'd just go away.
Therein lies the problem, and is why they never will go away. Instead of hoping/praying they go away, I do everything I can to make them go away. IOW, I avoid their products every chance I get, and recommend others use non-MS products whenever I can.
The aim of science is to seek the simplest explanations of complex facts. Seek simplicity and distrust it. -- Whitehead.