Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 13 January 2012 - 12:28 PM

View Postccubed, on 13 January 2012 - 01:25 PM, said:

turn off UAC, turn off automatic installing of updates,


Abso-fraking-lutly!
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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 13 January 2012 - 01:40 PM

VS 2010
ReSharper
WebStorm
Microsoft All-In-One Code Framework Sample Browser
Make a shortcut for elevated cmd
Drivers
Adobe Acrobat
Notepad++
BitDefender AV
2-3 games
Firefox
Chrome
IE9 (:))

I keep a copy of Martyr2's mega project list as a .rtf on my backup HDD, so I copy it to the desktop

I also download all of the free wallpapers from digitalblasphemy and set them as my desktop wallpapers with 30min intervals

I make a FULL backup of the system on my backup HDD. I also make a .iso install image with these programs installed so that I can install the OS on any machine with all my programs and set-ups in minutes.

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XAML code cleanup
...


Is that the actual name of the extension? I can't seem to find it...
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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 13 January 2012 - 02:02 PM

View PosttlhIn`toq, on 13 January 2012 - 12:21 PM, said:

View Postwordswords, on 13 January 2012 - 01:04 PM, said:

To: tlhIn`toq - Do you find that VMWare Workstation provides acceptable speed for your media players?


Absolutely. As you can see the host PC is almost nothing, and resides on its own small drive. In the event of a drive failure, OS corruption, whatever... I don't really care. That can be nuked and replaced in an hour. I have a Win7x64sp1 installer on an 8gig thumbdrive, along with mandatory applications and device drivers. From there I can alway get to the full installers directory on one of my other HDDs.

My "everyday workstation" VM machine is backed up 7 ways from Sunday. If it fails, I can pull out a backup and be working again in an hour or less.

I then have sever testing OSes at various stages: Win7x32 OEM no updates... WinXPx64... and so on. VMware lets you use multiple VMs for debugging. So my workstation VM can send a project to the WinXP VM to see if it will run correctly, and send back all the debug to my workstation.

I have no problem doing all of that, running an avi file, and ripping a DVD all at the same time. Not uncommon as I still have about 400 DVD movies to rip to my media center PC; so there is usually a disc ripping in the background most of the time.


Thanks for the info. Maybe one day I will have enough money to implement a similar system :)
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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 13 January 2012 - 02:10 PM

Just remember it wasn't all bought at once. That gets expensive. But when you do buy something, buy the biggest, baddest, longest lifespan something you can get. Nothing is more expensive than cheap gear.

Now days you don't buy IDE drives if you don't have to because its the standard on its way out the door. You get SATA. Get USB3, not 2. Buy a case and power supply that meets your needs 5 years from now, and until then it can just idle.

Get the multi-monitor card of your dreams even if you don't have monitors for it. It will work fine on 1. Then get a monitor here and there as money permits. Last I knew Dell did its own financing so you can get it for $18/month for a year or so. Buy one at a time of high quality, not two junkers you have to replace in 12 months.
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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 13 January 2012 - 02:16 PM

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POPULAR

http://ninite.com/

just in case you guys didn't know
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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 13 January 2012 - 02:23 PM

I didn't know.

I do now. Thanks for that. :)
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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 13 January 2012 - 02:29 PM

View Postsupersloth, on 13 January 2012 - 03:16 PM, said:

http://ninite.com/

just in case you guys didn't know


Kinda interesting for a bunch of freeware I guess. But there's only 1-3 things on that I use.
And if all the installers are silent as it seems from the "no clicking, next, next, next" claim, then it will install all the annoying features by default, change my search browser, install 50 browser tool bars, install all the optional advertsing and so on. No thanks. I like to decide what will be installed. That's why I have all my installers on an external drive: Easy to use, easy to take on the road if I have to do something at a client's.

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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 13 January 2012 - 03:02 PM

View Postsupersloth, on 13 January 2012 - 02:16 PM, said:

http://ninite.com/

just in case you guys didn't know


That list made me remember VLC, KMPlayer and CCCP. I think I used this before and it didn't install all the annoying toolbars. I didn't particularly have a use for it though, since I have no problem downloading from the source or finding, like tlhIn`toq, my installers on another drive.
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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 16 January 2012 - 09:51 AM

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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 16 January 2012 - 10:47 AM

  • Drivers
  • Avast
  • Opera
  • Steam
  • MSI Afterburner (FPS, GPU Temp/Usage in OSD & GPU Temp in System Tray)
  • D3DOverrider (Forcing Vsync & Triple Buffering)
  • Songbird + Plugins
  • Notepad++
  • VS 2010
  • JDK
  • Origin + Google Chrome + Battlelog Plugins
  • JetAudio
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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 17 January 2012 - 11:10 AM

View PosttlhIn`toq, on 13 January 2012 - 02:29 PM, said:

View Postsupersloth, on 13 January 2012 - 03:16 PM, said:

http://ninite.com/

just in case you guys didn't know


Kinda interesting for a bunch of freeware I guess. But there's only 1-3 things on that I use.
And if all the installers are silent as it seems from the "no clicking, next, next, next" claim, then it will install all the annoying features by default, change my search browser, install 50 browser tool bars, install all the optional advertsing and so on. No thanks. I like to decide what will be installed. That's why I have all my installers on an external drive: Easy to use, easy to take on the road if I have to do something at a client's.

umm, congrats? just because a tool isn't useful for you doesn't mean it can't be useful for others? etc etc dismissive wank dot gif
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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 17 January 2012 - 11:48 AM

That's what makes it a discussion: The sharing of differing views.
I never said it was shit. I never said nobody should use it. I believe I even said it was kinda interesting.

Never mind. I'm just tired of defending comments in what is supposed to be an open discussion area.

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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 17 January 2012 - 11:57 AM

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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 17 January 2012 - 05:44 PM

I don't think I've ever installed the same loadout twice. It all depends on what I'm going to use the computer for, the computer itself, and the current time. I only get a full spectrum of programs if the computer has been long through a single install as I added tools over time.

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@supersloth Wish I could add more REP, I had to buy new desktop parts (turns out half the capacitors were leaking on my old mobo and the interfaces are obsolete, I'm wondering how the thing could still run at all) and this tool will get me running in no time. I'm tired of having to click all the same buttons over and over. Especially since I never do the same thing twice.

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Re: Programs you Install after a Fresh OS Install

Posted 18 January 2012 - 07:27 AM

Hey dudes anyone install Qt SDK? :nottalkingtoyou:
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