Remember folks that the data mining is present on 7 and 8 as well with newer updates.. So basically your choice is to suck it up and disable everything you can manually, or go with some Linux distro..
If it weren't for all my games I would have stopped using M$ 10years ago.. The road they are going down now is just insane, it seems they just want to ruin everything in any way possible!
It's a sad time we live in folks, not just with the software and tech world. If people weren't such sheep and actually cared about things that mattered instead of what's next up on the Kardashians, imagine what we could accomplish.. One can dream