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Re: Setting up my new PC
      06/02/13 12:33 PM
Well, I don't know what I don't know!

That looks a sensible starting list, and I appreciate the reminders - thanks!

I hadn't thought about uninstalling those items, but I will now. VLC, MSE, 7Zip,etc - spot on and taken as read.

In the past I've partitioned my drives into System/Samples, Documents/Audio Data. I don't believe that's such a good idea now, as at least one of those partitions always ends up badly sized. I'm just going to have the System and Documents folder on the first drive and the Samples and Audio data foldered on the second drive. What does anyone else feel about this?

I don't touch Google at all. I refuse to even use Google's search, unless it's front ended with startpage.com - I prefer a search facility that doesn't spy on me! I can't bring myself to use Chrome, I'm afraid.

I like ninite for getting all of the basic software installed - fire and forget.

And many check-points with image backups!!

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* Setting up my new PC The Elf 06/02/13 09:57 AM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Moroccomoose   08/02/13 11:02 AM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC CaptainChoptastic   08/02/13 10:10 AM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   08/02/13 01:26 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Exalted Wombat   09/02/13 03:05 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   09/02/13 03:14 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Exalted Wombat   09/02/13 03:33 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   09/02/13 05:03 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC James PerrettModerator   09/02/13 09:05 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Scramble   09/02/13 09:24 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   09/02/13 11:14 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   08/02/13 01:53 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   08/02/13 04:17 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   09/02/13 01:29 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   09/02/13 03:26 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   09/02/13 07:11 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   09/02/13 08:12 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC johnny h   09/02/13 05:21 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   09/02/13 07:10 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC BJG145   07/02/13 02:05 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   07/02/13 03:06 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Mock Element   06/02/13 05:13 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   06/02/13 12:33 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   07/02/13 01:37 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC johnny h   07/02/13 01:50 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   07/02/13 02:00 PM
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. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   08/02/13 12:42 AM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Pete Kaine   06/02/13 04:59 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC johnny h   06/02/13 02:27 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Scramble   06/02/13 12:44 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   06/02/13 02:20 PM
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