At this point, just use Linux, it's free, open source, but as stated, if you want to keep with the times, you need to upgrade.
This goes for everything, not just computers. You don't really see houses made of logs, or cars that require a crank start anymore. And just like the old things, a lot of the newer equipment won't work with older materials.
ie. Central AC was never ment for a log cabin (can you imagine that electricity bill?)
Personally, your last post with the 2nd account was a little over the top, but, it appears that your account has been restored.