New pc needed for mum

  pcheaven 18:13 17 Mar 2013
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Hi all

I'm looking for a new pc or at least tower for my mum as her old one has seen better days and is very old itself.

She will need it basically for internet email Word Excel and not a great deal more.

However she is used to Windows Vista so don't think she'd like the new Windows.

Any recommendations on how to start searching for a reliable desktop or tower please?

Many thanks

  The Kestrel 18:24 17 Mar 2013

Windows 7 is quite similar to Vista, so a PC with that OS should be fine for your Mum.

This one form ebuyer should be suitable. It has decent reviews too:

http://www.ebuyer.com/411062-zoostorm-desktop-pc-7873-0444

This Dell at Argos also has Windows 7:

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/5088209.htm

  wiz-king 18:31 17 Mar 2013

I agree with previous poster, plenty to chose from all you need is Win & as an Operating system and and office program either NS office - home and student or Libra Offic (free) will handle Word and Excel.

  wiz-king 18:33 17 Mar 2013

Win & = win7 you might also consider a screen if she is using an old CRT type.

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