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    New laptop

    I bought myself a new laptop few weeks ago, so I was wondering what programs do you usually download for a new laptop?
    any suggestions?
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    Re: New laptop

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    Quote Originally Posted by AstralMage01 View Post
    I bought myself a new laptop few weeks ago, so I was wondering what programs do you usually download for a new laptop?
    any suggestions?
    This really depends on what you want to do with your laptop...

    As an example, if you want to watch fansubs, then you do a GOOGLE search for the 'C.C.C.P.' codec pack...

    If you want virus protection then a search for 'NOD 32' is in order, as within the hacker community, this is the package that has the reputation for the best 'bang for the buck'...

    So exactly what do you want to do with your laptop???
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    Re: New laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by LenMiyata View Post
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    This really depends on what you want to do with your laptop...

    As an example, if you want to watch fansubs, then you do a GOOGLE search for the 'C.C.C.P.' codec pack...

    If you want virus protection then a search for 'NOD 32' is in order, as within the hacker community, this is the package that has the reputation for the best 'bang for the buck'...

    So exactly what do you want to do with your laptop???
    Well, I was thinking of regular user setup; essential programs such as antivirus/antispyware, multimedia programs & internet applications
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    Re: New laptop

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    For general Internet applications, you should go to...

    It's Time to Get Personal

    As the Firefox web browser is considered less prone to malicious exploits then Internet Explorer...
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    Re: New laptop

    Well, I got myself the new Photoshop CS4, even though it's expensive lol
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    Re: New laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by AstralMage01 View Post
    Well, I was thinking of regular user setup; essential programs such as antivirus/antispyware, multimedia programs & internet applications
    Len pretty much said them all I would also go and download CCleaner for registry issues and unused items (corrupted files, 0 byte, etc.).

    Download link for CCleaner

    As for the antivirus I would recommend Kaspersky since they are having a sale and you can also use the license on 2 other computers not including your laptop for 60$ unlike NOD32 which at the moment which only supports one computer for 60$ both are very good thou and will get you out of a pickle.

    Kaspersky website
    NOD32 website

    Pick which ever is better for you.

    And yes for the internet application use Firefox with some of the recommended add-ons and go on and check their skins if your used to the IE look.

    Firefox website

    If you need any other applications just ask I know a lot of programs for many various things.

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    Re: New laptop

    Thnx a lot & btw, Is it necessary to install a burning program to burn CD's & DVD's or not? since I got Windows Vista
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    Re: New laptop

    I wasn't aware that Vista had a burner...? And if it does its probably not too good I would assume since I haven't heard anything about it.

    If you have money I'd go ahead and buy Nero since it can do pretty much anything, but if you can't I've found a nice free burner you can use.

    SilentNight MicroBurner - Download

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