We suggest that you do not ignore the harm that Microsoft has caused to the software industry and to the consumers, or be prepared to suffer the consequences
It is your money, your resources, your time and your (lack of) security
On average, a Windows system without firewall will be compromised within 12 to 20 minutes of being connected to the internet. Surveys show that the vast majority of Windows systems are infected by many viruses and have spyware installed...
Windows platforms are so insecure by design that securing them is likely to remain moving target
No guarantees given or implied!