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being a pretty savvy computer user..I know what I want for features...

but anyways..what is the most easy to use..pop-in-dvd and play and most simple software on bootup for my 81-year old grand mother to use? or anyone who doesnt even know how to type properly with a keyboard?
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a dvd player. or a popcorn hour.
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Regular DVD player with a very simple remote?
Not sure why you would need to build a HTPC for her.
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Originally Posted by LiLChris View Post
Regular DVD player with a very simple remote?
Not sure why you would need to build a HTPC for her.
Had a old e5200 duo core sitting around..figure might be of some use for her..or maybe uncle..but still both are NOT computer people heh
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You mean like Boxee? Windows Media Center is pretty good too but Boxee might be easier.
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