I just had to share this. From a machine I recently inherited, Hewlett-Packard has the audacity to think that hardware has such a short lifespan...
Hey, there's always installing Ubuntu MATE as an option...
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My answer is still the same: I'd rather save my money and install an OS that doesn't bog the PC down.