Cons

Troubleshooting

Can run most software

Widely available on most machines

Hardware is cheaply purchased

Ease of Use

Support for most hardware

Plug and play

Games



Pros

Windows

Have you rebooted your computer?

Scanned for viruses?

Download and run Malwarebytes for Potentially Unwanted Programs.

Make note of when the issue occurs to further determine what program may be causing the issue


High resource requirements

Virus susceptibility 

Expensive licensing

Poor tech support

Poor stability due to wide range of hardware supported

High overall cost of ownership