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Old 11-04-2006, 07:23 AM   #1
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Default What do you install when you have just re-formatted?

I re-formatted this morning, and so far i have installed:

Opera
AVG
WinAmp
My LAN Drivers
Daemon Tools
Flash Player

What i am going to install in the next 30 mins:
ZoneAlarm
Office 2003
AdAware

What do you normally install after a re-format?
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Old 11-04-2006, 07:46 AM   #2
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Default Re: What do you install when you have just re-formatted?

i install the most used programs that i'm going to be using, and i un-install all the useless crap that i'm not ever going to be using.i think they should have options to choose what you want installed minus the OS and drivers, during a fresh install.

best thing to do with a fresh install is to tweak the OS to your preferences, then clone the hhd for a backup, any probs with the 1st hhd, use the backup drive to fix it.
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Old 11-04-2006, 07:55 AM   #3
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Theres not all that much point, cos i am getting a 250 SATA 2.0 HD for crimbo
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yeah, i can't wait for the terabyte drives to come my way, at a reasonable price that i can afford..
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Old 11-04-2006, 08:54 AM   #5
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Default Re: What do you install when you have just re-formatted?

how often should you reformat, im askin cuz i just wanna fig out cuz my moms comp is SOOOOOO slowwwwww ...
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Default Re: What do you install when you have just re-formatted?

Try defrag, run anti-virus, and anti-spyware software.

Freash reinstall

FF
Avasts
Search & Destory
Adware
Nero
AIM
MSN
MIRC
Ventirllo
WINAMP
WINRAR
Utorrent
Microsoft office 2003
Everest Ultimate Edition
Games, that I Know i'll play.
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I reformat about every 4 months. Oh, and i am gonna be installing Dreamweaver, Flash, Ares and uTorrent. Also MSN and xFire.
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