Best Desktop Option for Basic Senior Use?

Jan 6, 2020 4:08PM PST

Hi All,

My grandma has currently been using an old Windows XP computer for Gmail (pretty much all she does online) and the computer is in dire need of an upgrade. I was thinking an ASUS Chromebox or maybe even a Raspberry Pi. She prefers a desktop-style form factor and not a laptop or tablet. Needs to be very simple, secure, self-updating, etc. I welcome suggestions.


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What do you mean by upgrade ?
Jan 6, 2020 4:42PM PST

It depends on what you think you want to upgrade.
If the computer still runs , I might think about throwing a Different operating system on there Like a free Linux Distro ,

A lot of folks went to Linux after support ended for Windows XP .

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Replace hardwarw
Jan 6, 2020 5:39PM PST

Hardware is slow and dated and needs to be replaced.

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The pros will need
Jan 6, 2020 5:48PM PST

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