I bought a new HP desktop (Intel core i5 etc), cheap one for around £500 a few months back. It has been slow from day 1 and takes ages to load up. It takes ages to move from webpage to webpage. If you have too many applications open, it freezes. It is slower than one I had 12 years ago. I was really busy when I bought it, so I carried on regardless. I now want to try and sort it. It is usable, but very frustating. If you try to do too much with it, you risk it crashing or freezing for 10 minutes. As you can probably guess my knowledge of computers is poor. It is windows (10 I think). The operating system looks like it would work better on a tablet. I want to use it to download and read academic articles and write on windows, play occasional music from Youtube in the background. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.