Yeah, Crashing is one thing. That's got to be a hardware/driver issue of some sort.
There are a few learning curves with sketchup, but once you get started with it it's pretty intuitive.
Reminds of of back in the day I worked with a person who had a hard time figuring out how to use 'notepad' in windows.
All they had ever used were dumb terminal editors that you had to edit on line by line. They thought they had to erase and retype everything in order to correct mistakes. Just a total paradigm shift.
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