> There are a couple of apps in my Applications folder that I don't want,
Yes, the consequence is that you won't be able to use them anymore.
Other than that, .pdf's will open in Preview and websites in your
default browser (which I assume isn't IE). No harm done to the system...
Oh, you may want to loose ~/Library/Caches/MS Internet Cache
(There are probably some .plists in ~/Library/Preferences, but they are
so small that you don't even want to spend time on finding and deleting
them unless you are a very tidy person)