What do you install on a new or reformatted computer?

Ronnie

Console Gamer
Skype
VLC
WinRAR
K Lite Codec
Ad Aware
Firefox
uTorrent
Steam
Cyberghost VPN

Just got a new PC and those were the first programs I can remember installing after uninstalling all of ASUS crap.
 

Spud1200

Fully Optimized
Just installed Nix* on my day to day PC and the first two programs I installed were BOINC and Bleach Bit.

Using Mint after ditching Windows.
 

Zekester2015

In Runtime
what do you mean by "ASUS c**p"?

BTW I would install 7-Zip, Google Chrome, iTunes - in addition to some things on your list...
 
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iFargle

Linux / HPC SME
Staff member
On Windows:
VLC
Steam
Facebook Messenger
Chrome
Notepad++
PuTTY
Adobe Flash
MS Office
Adobe CS5
uTorrent
Dropbox
7-Zip
Java
Network Meter, CPU Usage, Drives Monitor, and ATi Monitor desktop widgets

and drivers :tongue:

On Mac OS:
VLC
CodeRunner
Reeder
Sparrow
Fliud
iTerm 2.0
Transmission
Adobe CS 5
Adobe Flash
Java
Revising my list since this was done in my Windows Vista days.
On Windows:
Ninite to Install:
  • Chrome
  • Steam
  • qBittorrent
  • Google Drive
  • 7-zip
  • Greenshot
Other:
  • Battle.net
  • Origin
  • OneNote
  • MobaXTerm
  • NextCloud

On MacOS:
  • iTerm
  • Steam
  • Battle.net
  • Chrome
  • OneNote
  • Bartender
  • Reeder
  • Microsoft RDP
  • Atom

On Linux:
  • vim
  • git
  • htop
  • iftop
  • nload
  • openssh-server
  • fish shell
  • curl
  • wget if not included
  • other stuff, depends on what the box is for
 
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