NO computer problems when you use a Mac, and you get PURE, certified Unix, not a wannabe, “Unix-Like” interface. Only HP, Sun, IBM and Apple have pure Unix.
If you’re going to bother using a wannabe because it is free, then repurpose your old machine and goto TonyMac.com and turn your old PC into a Mac.
People have been doing it since the appearance of the first little Network Laptops in the mid-late 06 period,
If you think a full computer engineered to work piece by piece, warrantied, i7 quad-core (or i5) in a 6” square that’s 1” thick for $499+ is too much money — you’re condemned to using garbage for the rest of your life.
The only “tax” there is on a Mac is sales tax. The peace of mind is free.