An
anonymous reader writes “I would like to know if there are any
resources on the Web or elsewhere describing how to configure a Windows
PC for an older parent not living in the same household. Assume little
computer familiarity or aptitude. Some stuff is obvious, like using
only a few large icons for favorite Web sites, or an icon perhaps for
composing email and another for checking email. Other considerations
are eliminating nuisance messages from Windows update and
antivirus/firewall. What works and what doesn’t? Can anyone who has
worked/volunteered at a senior center offer some insights?”

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