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upgrade from XP

by JHicks5 / April 1, 2014 4:25 AM PDT

Have been using XP for 10 yrs, am age 79, would like to know what is best next. I email friends & family, play few games, dnld pics, do several survey sites, bank online, etc, what suggestions to upgrade to w/ XP going out as far as updates

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Best Answer chosen by JHicks5

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For now, stay put.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 1, 2014 4:28 AM PDT
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Yeah But
by itsdigger / April 1, 2014 4:35 AM PDT
In reply to: For now, stay put.

on that list , Better Idea #2 should be Bad Idea #5.
Just an observation


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Yeah but I disagree on the Linux angle.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 1, 2014 4:55 AM PDT
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Me too
by itsdigger / April 1, 2014 5:14 AM PDT

with certain reservations. For instance ,with one distro I can watch Amazon Prime movies and another I can't but, with another, I can find the correct printer driver and the other I can't and than, I can't scan to docs. on any distro so far. You can do all of these on Windows .

While Linux is super easy to use (at least for me) it still isn't a full blown replacement for Windows but for the average every day user , Linux really can't be beat.


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(NT) Thank you
by JHicks5 / April 1, 2014 8:31 AM PDT
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