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Drivers.
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post #12 of 21
1) Drivers
2) Windows Update
3) Anti-virus/anti-malware
4) Multimedia software
5) Productivity software
6) Games

Now I just image a drive.
post #13 of 21
Drivers
Windows updates
Chrome/Firefox
Ninite (this may include flash, winamp, 7z, winrar, etc)
Dxwebsetup
Iso program
MS Office
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Install the second Operating System.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mikailmohammed View Post

i dont do widows update it causes problems.

anti virus first
then anything else i need like flash player and stuff
games last

I am dumb founded by this remark. You sir dont belong near a PC

 

Anyways when I reinstall.

 

Reinstall Windows

Seans SSD guide to open Space

Drivers n such

then games

 

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post #16 of 21
I made a custom WAIK image that includes all of the applications I need and is up-to-date on windows updates for the most part. I include all of my drivers in the image too, so.. basically nothing. Installs very quickly. thumb.gif
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post #17 of 21
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post


I am dumb founded by this remark. You sir dont belong near a PC

Anyways when I reinstall.

I Reinstall windows
Follow Seans SSD guide to open Space
Then Drivers n such
 then games

I kind of agree with this. I tried to install Diablo 3 for beta weekend but couldn't because I didn't have latest service pack updates. Seems like the updates would cause more problems if you did not have them. Just my 2cents.gif
post #18 of 21
Back in the xp days, yeah maybe an update would break something, but not really anymore, at least not with windows 7, one thing I do get skeptic about is windows 7 choice in the driver tabs sections of updates, I usually check the date and info and compare to the equivalent if I were to download and install manually.
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post #19 of 21
first thing i do is usually figure out the new settings i'm gonna use that prompted the reformat
always something to improve on over my last go at windows thumb.gif
post #20 of 21
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.
4. Backgrounds. lol
TL:DR

Cool thanks for that, I have never seen that before

Cheers
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