I’ve hated that other OS for more than a decade and I still meet people who also hate it but have not realized GNU/Linux could save them and their PCs from the drudgery/slavery that is Wintel. I was reading a blog post on the similarities between pets with character and GNU/Linux when I came upon a pithy comment: “it finally dawned on me: it’s windows i hate. not computers. and i never reinstalled windows again. not on a tiny partition, not to dual boot in any way, shape or form. i went cold turkey.”
I have installed that other OS a few times and restored from backups since my conversion and I felt disgusted every time. That other OS is just not the right way to do IT. I recommend Debian GNU/Linux. It works for you.