First Installs on Your Windows 7 Machine?

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?
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More about first installs windows machine
  1. 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!
  2. 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?
  3. 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. )
  4. @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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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
    ------------------------------------------------------------------
    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
  7. Big CoD fan, cool me to. Are you running warhead or the first Crysis?
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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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