I just got back online 15 minutes ago from a complete system wipe and fresh install of WTP, (on the SSD I might add!)
I'm trying to take my time and not make any stupid moves in haste! All good so far.
I've researched and documented a whack of stuff in the past couple hours but I've got to get my head around it all first and compile it into something presentable!
Anyway, definitely don't install WMC!
Before clean install with WMC:
After clean install: