posted on May, 5 2009 @ 07:30 PM
I have just finished installing Windows 7 RC on a virtual computer, and it looks even more "polished" than the Beta, but I haven't had the time to
You can try to install it, if the computer follows the minimum specifications, but you have to remember that it will stop working on March 2010.
Some Linux flavour is also an option, as you said, and Ubuntu is usually pointed as one of the most "easier on the user" distros, so I guess you can
also try it.
One thing I would like to ask is what was the previous OS on that computer, because some users do not like change, and what type of computer expertise
does your sister have.