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What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 20:05:47 Reply

I just got a new laptop not too long ago, pretty badass ASUS, but I'm not too sure if I'm missing out on any programs that I don't already have.

So far I've downloaded WoW, all the security things I need, Chrome, and a few things for my classes.. but what am I lacking NG?

Or, what applications do you think you couldn't live without?


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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 20:09:44 Reply

that is up to you what things you want to have, if WoW and security and a few bits of internet here and there float you boat then you are set and you need not bother us... have fun m8


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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 20:10:45 Reply

Skype / Ventrilo, especially as a WoW player...

I'd get some sort of photo-editing software. If you don't own Photoshop, than I recommend GIMP. iTunes or Winamp are a must if you have a lot of music. Office software like Open Office if you don't own Microsoft Office.


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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 20:11:47 Reply

Antivirus, and Firefox.

I don't consider games 'essential', since I've (still) got my old PS2 for that even if there were none on this computer. And let's face it, Antivirus updates are pretty underrated when it comes to downloads.

And Firefox? My internet connection is too buggy for ordinary Internet Explorer to work anymore. The fact that it's a better browser in general is of secondary importance here.

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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 20:14:32 Reply

At 3/30/10 08:10 PM, Peaceblossom wrote: Skype / Ventrilo, especially as a WoW player...

Damn, I don't know how I forgot about Vent, and on that note, I should probably get Curse as well.. thanks. :)

I'd get some sort of photo-editing software. If you don't own Photoshop, than I recommend GIMP. iTunes or Winamp are a must if you have a lot of music. Office software like Open Office if you don't own Microsoft Office.

I did get iTunes, not sure if the guys at work got Winamp for me or not but I'll check. I was interested in the CS4 suite, but not sure if I can afford it right now, and all the Office stuff was pre-loaded on my comp.


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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 20:17:07 Reply

Half Life... just because every PC I have has it on it.

I just can't stop... HELP ME


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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 20:20:58 Reply

Definitely get Skype. Also make sure you have Flash Player installed, that's a must-have. Hulu Desktop is nice for watching TV on your computer as well.

Other programs I can think of:

- Adobe Reader
- iTunes/Winamp

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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 20:21:54 Reply

Porn.


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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 20:23:04 Reply

Here let me help you with that ;)


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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 20:31:53 Reply

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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 20:34:45 Reply

A VoIP client. Like Skype is pretty handy to have. Any IM service. if you're lazy just stick with MSN, but there are a lot more lightweight clients out there.


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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 21:39:44 Reply

7-zip or something similiar.

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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 21:41:59 Reply

Well I have Firefox with WOT, Tab-Mix Plus, Adblock Plus, Flagfox, and Converter.

Addons from Mozilla. Hehe.
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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 21:43:39 Reply

The only programs I use on a day to day basis is Chrome/Firefox, Itunes, AIM, and Photoshop.

I have a bunch of others, but I wouldn't consider them necessary.


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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 21:46:39 Reply

At 3/30/10 08:05 PM, Lotus wrote: Or, what applications do you think you couldn't live without?

Roller Coaster Tycoon 1.


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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 21:50:51 Reply

Get winRAR for whenever to need to extract files.

Probably Ventrillo since your a WoW player, might need it to communicate with your guild mates or whatever.

Maybe GIMP or Paint.NET which are better image editing software than the default "ms paint" that comes with computers.

Well that's about it, I think your all set.


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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 22:02:47 Reply

Don't bother with Winamp, Windows Media Player or iTunes will do just fine as a music/video player. WinAmp is far too bulky.

I'd say the most important thing (that you might not already have) would be some form of picture and/or video editor. Those are always good to have on hand, something free like GIMP.


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Response to What a necessary download to you? 2010-03-30 22:19:04 Reply

At 3/30/10 09:46 PM, Sh0T-D0wN wrote:
At 3/30/10 08:05 PM, Lotus wrote: Or, what applications do you think you couldn't live without?
Roller Coaster Tycoon 1.

HELL YES. Oh snap just crashed mah Shuttle Loop DAMN IT YOU STUPID PEOPLE I'm gonna cut off the path to the exit so you can't leave MWAHAHAHA DROWN YOU STUPID KID DROWN >:D


Hell. Yeah. Also porn thread.

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