Yes, this is really a great new computer and I love the large monitor and clarity; but a little bit away from being understood by me- no surprise- and it is Windows 8.1. The difference in picture quality is beautiful! Looking at photos on Pinterest and other artist’s blogs is just an absolute pleasure. I will be downloading a few art programs and look forward to playing with them. My Microtek scanner ought to work with it. I want to get a different header onto my blog page.