Her needs are minimal. Internet and e-mail. Low power use and durable, no junk, just low power. She NEVER plays games. would like a fairly high quality display as she may wish to watch movies on it. This will be a first for both of us and I'm completely blind to what ever pit falls may await us. And of course it must be Mint capable from the ground up.":O} Your assistance will be greatly appreciated as we can't afford to make a mistake and she need a laptop yesterday.