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i dont see the location tab?
tada.
post #32 of 41
first i install newest nvidia drivers, chipset drivers, sound card drivers, xfire, mouse drivers then i install the games
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post #33 of 41
Unchecking Enhance Pointer Precision won't get rid of all the acceleration.

You have to use the MarkC Mousefix for Vista/7 and the CPL Mousefix for XP.
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Unchecking Enhance Pointer Precision won't get rid of all the acceleration.

You have to use the MarkC Mousefix for Vista/7 and the CPL Mousefix for XP.
Thanks for this +rep
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post #35 of 41
The driver, update, etc.





Turn the damn border from 4 to 0. Hate the damn border of windows 7.

Reassign the good letter for my partition (C: main, T: Temp, Z: Storage(so that it's always at the bottom, easier to find)).

Use GIGATweaker to stop some function in windows (indexing, windows startup sound, the delay a application that don't respond take before it kill the process, Kill UAC, remove action center, and many many other thing).

Disable windows feature like IE, WMP, etc...

Replace (completely) the default notapad of windows by notepad++.

Install launchy and opera.

After that it's all the small program that doesn't really matter in the end.
After having install all program, I go to msconfig and turn off everything (or almost) that start at windows boot (won't need to do it when I'll buy a SSD ).
    
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post #36 of 41
1. Disable UAC
2. Avast Antivirus +Updates (keep it saved on one of my flash drives)
3. Windows Updates
4. All latest drivers
5. Foobar2000
6. Pale Moon + Adblock Plus

I don't have an SSD yet, but I'm currently "in negotiations" with my wife to see if I can get 1 or 2.
 
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post #37 of 41
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Originally Posted by spikexp View Post
The driver, update, etc.





Turn the damn border from 4 to 0. Hate the damn border of windows 7.

Reassign the good letter for my partition (C: main, T: Temp, Z: Storage(so that it's always at the bottom, easier to find)).

Use GIGATweaker to stop some function in windows (indexing, windows startup sound, the delay a application that don't respond take before it kill the process, Kill UAC, remove action center, and many many other thing).

Disable windows feature like IE, WMP, etc...

Replace (completely) the default notapad of windows by notepad++.

Install launchy and opera.

After that it's all the small program that doesn't really matter in the end.
After having install all program, I go to msconfig and turn off everything (or almost) that start at windows boot (won't need to do it when I'll buy a SSD ).
Good post thanks! Really took the time to help me out
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post #38 of 41
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i goto this site and install the essentials!

www.ninite.com

then kick back and relax with a glass of jack daniels!
wow that is literally everything i need after i reformat, cant believe i've never seen it before.. +rep, and well deserved.
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post #39 of 41
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Originally Posted by tianh View Post
This was EXACTLY what I was looking for, you are a god.
Now go sacrifice an animal in my name!
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I usually do some suicide runs..... gotta love a fresh OS
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