Have an old Laptop/Netbook that you aren’t using because it would be too small/slow to upgrade to Windows 7?
I am offering a “Turn on your Netbook/Laptop into a Chromebook-look-alike” service. The results will boot significantly faster than XP or Windows 7. Be more responsive than XP/Windows 7 and be more secure than XP/Windows 7. And be menu driven for ease of access.
You need a functioning/bootable machine (doesn’t need an operating system though) with a battery that provides you with at least some un-plug time and a charger. Generally any 1 Megabyte memory machine with some kind of hard disk (can be VERY small) or even a really small/slow SSD (like the original Netbooks had) will work. Ask me before you send it.
You pay the shipping and handling and a $50 upgrade charge.
What you will be getting is an open source Linux distribution that a) Runs on the Chromebook (Chromium OS), b) an open source Linux distribution with a Chromebook look-alike desktop or c) an open source Linux distribution that looks like Windows 7 that will start up the Chrome browser (or possibly the Fire Fox browser if there are issues) as soon as you logon.
The reason for the 3 pronged approach is Chromium OS will not run or even startup on all hardware. And Chromixium in conjunction even with the commercial Chrome browser has shown one decided specific machine hickup. The result will be a faster, secure user-friendly netbook/laptop with a menu driven interface.