The reloading problems you are having on your laptop may not be any better on the Roku. That sort of problem is often caused by slow internet service. Do you have broadband? Do you know what the speed of the service you are paying for is?
(By the way, I'm 60. Not everyone here is a teenager.
No, I don't work for Roku.
OTA Antenna, "Netflix Player" N1000X, XDS 2100X (premature death by lightning)
Roku2 XD 3050X, Roku2 XS 3100R