XP-Replacement for Parents

Smylers Smylers at stripey.com
Thu Mar 27 15:21:02 GMT 2014

Mike Woods writes:

> On 27/03/14 11:48, Smylers wrote:
> > My mum has a laptop running Windows XP, which she's happy with
> > except that support for XP ends on April 8th, and she's asked me
> > what she should do. The only Windows computer I've ever owned ran
> > NT4, so I'm in turn seeking your wisdom.
> > 
> > I think Mum uses web-based stuff, WordPerfect, and scanning. I'm
> > guessing that the laptop hardware is of a similar vintage to XP
> > itself.
> Have a look at zorin it's pretty much designed to replace windows with
> windows users in mind,

I'm pretty sure my mum would be fine with any mainstream Ubuntu variant.

Note my concerns weren't about the OS's user interface, but scanner
support and a couple of decades' worth of WordPerfect documents.


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