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Old 11-11-2004, 01:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My question is for you tech's. Im about to start a new job as a tech, and i want to make a cd/thumbdrive with software on it.

What are your favorite "have to have" software titles when workin on PC's?

examples are

- spyware programs
- backup/driver programs
- file recovery
- password changers
- anything else u feel is crucial

Please list ur best software, no matter what the cost. Thanks!
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My question is for you tech's. Im about to start a new job as a tech, and i want to make a cd/thumbdrive with software on it.

What are your favorite "have to have" software titles when workin on PC's?

examples are

- spyware programs
- backup/driver programs
- file recovery
- password changers
- anything else u feel is crucial

Please list ur best software, no matter what the cost. Thanks!
spy sweeper
hijack this
adaware
avast av
os boot cd
win 98 boot disk
drivers-internet
2nd opinion if necesary
make sure of the problem
bartpe cd
back up
ask for the password
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Easy recovery & finalData 2.0 for file recovery

PEEKpassword

Boot CD for win 2000 & xp
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-Partition Magic
-XP Pro
-Drive Image

That's all you really need
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aparis99,

1) Any Operating System [windows,linux,unix,FreeBSD....]
2) All your drivers
3) Antivirus/Spyware removal/Adware removal


I dont think you need any other stuff. These are the "essential" stuff. Once you have the essential stuff you can always get the other software from Net.

p.s: Backup all your documents/private data/your photoshop work.etc ..they are pricelss!

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have all the above coments but keep in mind the places you work will need things you dont have. Get used to tracking down ubscure drivers and other strage sisuations.
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have all the above coments but keep in mind the places you work will need things you dont have. Get used to tracking down ubscure drivers and other strage sisuations.

What are some of the sources you use for drivers. I use driverguide etc.
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I keep the following in my leather CD case:

Operating Systems
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Windows 95
Windows 98
Windows XP
Windows 2000
MS-DOS, Windows 3.1 (believe it or not, I've had to use these)
Knoppix

I also keep a CD of Utilities including:
Adaware
McAfee Antivirus
Sound drivers
Video drivers
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yeah, good idea
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knoppix, yes, i used that for my main os for 2 weeks and got about four assignments written on it, it was is assesment week at school.
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