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I was just wondering what was the first thing some of you do after you have fresh install of windows on your rig. Personally, I like to update then get my antivirus installed, followed by my other essentials such as flash player, windows office..etc etc. I know some people like to do their updates last but I find it causes problems with software sometimes.
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The first thing I do after a fresh install is install the latest chipset, USB3, controller, etc drivers.
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i dont do widows update it causes problems.

anti virus first
then anything else i need like flash player and stuff
games last
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i dont do widows update it causes problems.

What headscratch.gif
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MB drivers. Updates. Anti virus. Updates. Programs. Updates and then more updates. Never ending with a new install....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jolly Roger View Post

MB drivers. Updates. Anti virus. Updates. Programs. Updates and then more updates. Never ending with a new install....

-1. Copy over backup's.
0. Install F@H
1. Drivers.
2. www.Ninite.com
3. Anything else that Ninite doesn't give.
4. Backgrounds. lol

TL:DR

Edited by dmanstasiu - 4/22/12 at 9:52pm
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post #7 of 21
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dmanstasiu View Post

-1. Copy over backup's.
0. Install F@H
1. Drivers.
2. www.Ninite.com
3. Anything else that Ninite doesn't give.

I haven't been to this website before...that is brilliant! Thank you! thumb.gif
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monitoring programs (gpu-z, msi ab ect)
games
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1) Drivers
2) Updates
3) Ninite (Includes AV)
4) Programs Ninite doesn't have
5) Update again (for things like office ectra that were installed in steps 3 and 4)
6) Configure user settings, shortcuts, general ui type stuff, as well as windows scheduling (defrag and av scans ect)
7) Backup the fresh install
8) Then I overclock because if I trash the OS I can restore from 7
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post #10 of 21
-Windows updates.
-Anti virus
-Firefox
-Steam
-Itunes


Everything else just comes along when think of it I guess.
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