Open source is better than Microsoft and other corporate software because it’s free, it doesn’t harvest your data, it doesn’t enrich the corporate sector, it extends the life of your computer and it’s bug-free, so doesn’t need virus protection:
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Linux / open source / free operating system
Move away from Windows altogether: slightly more difficult, but you can do it.
Free & open source software
Start here: keep Windows but play with free software.