I hope that Lm will take some of the stress out of your life and give you a good computing experience. It's not Windows so expect a learning curve. but there are lots of folks here willing to help if you get stuck. Enjoy and Welcome aboard
John 3:16 Morse code an Early Digital Mode Registered Linux User #462608 LinuxMint 17.1 Cinnamon/Mate
Welcome Larry, Also, and old timer here, who started in Windows 3.0, you'll find many Windows transplants here. I must say once I switched to Linux I never turned back, enjoy Mint, it's one of the best distro's IMHO
Hi there. Welcome to the forums. By the way, it sounds like you needed a new anti-virus suite, or, a good one. When I'm on Windows, I very rarely need to interact with Kaspersky. I also remember the floppy disks, that were actually truly floppy! xD Good times.