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First Installs on Your Windows 7 Machine?

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June 1, 2009 6:31:50 AM

So what did you install after you installed Windows 7 on your PC? Here's mine:

1. Video card, fingerprint reader, and bluetooth adapter drivers (Windows 7 couldn't find the first two automatically, and installed the wrong Bluetooth driver)
2. AVG Free.
3. Firefox
4. iTunes
5. Skype
6. YM
7. uTorrent
8. Filezilla
9. Notepad++

What's yours? :)  Any must-have Windows 7 program I should've installed?
June 1, 2009 7:34:05 AM

1. WinRAR
2. ACPI Utility
3. nVidia nForce Driver 15.35 Win7 WHQL
4. nVidia GeForceION Driver 185.85 Win7 WHQL
5. ASUS Xonar D2X Driver's
6. Canon Driver's
7. ESET Smart Security
----Clean-up time----
8. Wintools.net
9. Perfect Disk
----Post install Backup----
10. Acronis True Image

Now its time to get busy with a little tweaking followed by the rest of the appz!
a b $ Windows 7
a b U Graphics card
June 3, 2009 1:59:39 AM

Believe it or not OP, I've got practically the same list! I installed iTunes and VLC last though.

starams5, is that Perfect Disk completely compatible with Windows 7?
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June 3, 2009 2:07:58 AM

Usually I start off with drivers (sound card, video card, etc.), then I get my anti virus software (I usually go with Avast!, not a big fan of AVG). Then MPC-HC (HTPC uses) and then other misc software (Firefox, Nero ....etc. )
June 3, 2009 2:09:55 AM

@r_manic

Yes and no. Yes according to Raxco but their is a conflict with the new nVidia driver's (maybe its nVidia's fault). If you decide to run PD whether you're having a problem or not I would go to the Product Resources tab/Support/and click 'Start" to check for conflicts before you get stuck on a reboot with no get back. It will repair any conflicts.
June 3, 2009 2:10:33 AM

When I set up a computer I typically crank up IE and download and install Firefox first. Then I close IE and switch to Firefox and download Acrobat Reader and Irfanview. If it is a computer that I'm interested in performance of I will download CPUID and SuperPi and play with those. I put shortcuts on my desktop for Explorer and Notepad.
June 7, 2009 12:17:50 PM

Here's my list.
Apps:
Itunes
VLC
Firefox
Skype
NOD32
MX620 Mouse drivers
Logitech G15 drivers
GTX 275 drivers
Alcohol 120
Appetizer
Audacity
CCleaner
Dropbox
Hamachi
Fraps
Game Booster
Limewire
Visual Basic
Mirc
Thunderbird
Real VNC
Sony Vegas Pro 8
Tweetdeck
Teamspeak
Vent
Win rar
Xfire
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Games:
CoD1
CoD2
CoD4
CoDWaW
Bioshock
Braid
Half Life 2 Episode one
Half Life 2 Episode two
Battlefield 2
Battlefield Heroes
Command and Conquer 3
Crysis
Left4Dead
STEAM(IMPORTANT!!!! BACKUP!!!!!)
Farcry2
Plants vs Zombies
June 7, 2009 5:32:04 PM

Big CoD fan, cool me to. Are you running warhead or the first Crysis?
June 7, 2009 6:55:55 PM

Update and FYI: Installed Build 7201 yesterday, older versions of Acronis True Image are not supported anymore, totally blocked from using the software. Compatibility mode not an option. You'll have to upgrade to Acronis True Image Home 2009 12.0.9709.
June 8, 2009 2:36:24 AM

starams5 said:
Big CoD fan, cool me to. Are you running warhead or the first Crysis?

<3 CoD, been playing it for years, I'm running the first, I don't have warhead.
December 29, 2009 10:38:43 AM

Goodbye is? Is the Republic of Korea which thinks. Digs up and is a consumer who uses rice field 20d. Uses window7 to be big the recognition [anh] becomes from
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