Excerpt: I have been an HP desktop and laser printer fan for many years. I recently purchased the Pavilion 500-281 model given that the drive in my old HP Pavilion died. Rather than have it replaced (for $200+), I opted to put those funds towards a new desktop. Separately, I wanted to stay with Windows 7 and the Intel components, and this model met those requirements. So far, so good.
Excerpt: I have been using windows XP on all of my computers until recently when two of them crashed. I order this one with Windows 7 instead of Widows 8 because of friends who had problems with Windows 8. The HP was a great buy and got here in two days which was perfect. I still have a laptop that runs Window XP which I thought was fast until I booted up this one. This one is screaming fast. I was able to import all of my data from the crash computer hard drive and more.
Excerpt: had a Windows 8.1 which I didn't like so bought a new Windows 7 from Staples for a good price ( on sale ) which I am very pleased with. Have bought several items over the years and have always been treated as a valued customer. Have bought a new monitor to go with it since then. Usually buy most of my H P ink from them.
Excerpt: The employee that helped us was awesome He used an app to show us it was the best price anywhere The computer it self has the wifi connection & memory we need It was an easy set up and it had windows 7 not 8 Very good for us
Excerpt: This unit is a great machine for the price. I swapped the 1tb hard drive for a 240SSD and used the 1tb for storage. I could not be any happier unit is really fast and works well with all my design programs. great unit.
Excerpt: we needed a new computer and the family was a bit hesitant about getting a windows 8 computer. I went to the store and bought this computer and was pleasantly surprised that this was a windows 7 computer. I just needed the computer to get on the internet to ebay,facebook and to view emails. this computer was everything I needed.
Excerpt: I am very please with the performance of this computer. The bonus is it comes with window 7.0. I have another computer with windows 8.0 and I hate it. Love the speed. This computer is exactly what the sales rep told me. It is easy to use. I would recommend to anyone whether for home use or small business.