The only options I had was what size laptop and what features?
I got an upper end, so we could use that as the main computer when this one dies.
I spent over three hours trying to find out how to enable scrolling on the pad and every time I swiped the pad I had two new unrelated tabs pop up.
I just want to say here and now..
Microsoft....DIE IN A FIRE!
Not only is it completely different- it's dumbed down so you DON'T have any way of changing the factory settings.
BTW, that DIE IN A FIRE goes for you too H-P.
I'm open for work-arounds.
EDIT to add:
05-01 (happy Workers Holiday!) -14
I took the thing back and got a Levotono notebook with Android.
It works like my fone, and someone said on FB that it's based on Linux-
If that's the case, I'll get that Win-8 and download linux........