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Just reinstalled windows. What are some essential things to install?

#11megamanfreakXDPosted 11/10/2012 11:48:58 PM
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#12alaskanfisherPosted 11/11/2012 12:13:16 AM
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Pick and choose
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#13brainlackPosted 11/11/2012 12:37:37 AM
i dual boot my pc with 98 se and linux typing this with my win98 and first you must have the set drivers and chrome 98 doesnt support it and anti virus 98 only supports norton

typed in win 98se internet explorer ver 3 yes i could update but still a hastle
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#14r0ge00Posted 11/11/2012 1:40:20 AM
megamanfreakXD posted...
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I'm sad that it took 11 posts for someone to post this.
#15MonerMonerPosted 11/11/2012 2:48:31 AM
megamanfreakXD posted...
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thanks so much!!! That is awesome.
#16fire2boxPosted 11/11/2012 2:59:30 AM
All free

Firefox and/or chrome
VLC media player
7zip/winrar, etc
Free anti-virus
Malewarebytes

Drivers for any devices. GPU, sound cards, etc
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#17petran78Posted 11/11/2012 3:30:12 AM
twinsfan19 posted...
TheC0ndemnedOne posted...
DirectX
Adobe Flash
Adobe Shockwave
Adobe Reader
Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable
Java Development Kit (even if you don't develop stuff with it, it's useful for Minecraft tweaks and some other stuff when normal JRE doesn't do the job)
Microsoft Silverlight
Microsoft XNA Framework Redistributable
Combined Community Codec Pack
Microsoft .NET Framework


You really only need to download those things when they're necessary. If you never use it (for example, I never have a need for Sliverlight because I don't go on websites that use it) then don't install it because it just clutters stuff up.



not necessary since most games will install them automatically upon launch. Also web browsers will download automatically any missing plugins.

I'd say:

ClipX (Clipboard Manager)
Rainmeter
ObjectDock Plus
MagicDisc Virtual CD-ROM
Orbit Downloader
Eusing Registry Cleaner
CCleaner
K-lite Codec Pack

I wouldnt recommend an anti-virus.
If you know what you are doing and visit trusted sites.
It eats more system resources and shows annoying messages,
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#18TimePharaohPosted 11/11/2012 4:16:56 AM
Origin, pretty much all you'll ever need.
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