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goinggrey1978 Tue 04-Aug-15 19:47:57

new dell laptop any recommendations on what to load on to it and what not to load on to it?

goinggrey1978 Tue 04-Aug-15 21:39:17

anyone got any advise, downloaded itunes, moziila firefox, skype and now i'm stuck as i can't remember what else i had on the old laptop!!

WankerDeAsalWipe Tue 04-Aug-15 21:42:28

do you have Microsoft Office/Open Office type packages?

Some security? Printer drivers?

You'll probably need Adobe reader etc too but usually I just gt on with what I am doing and then realise I need something and download it then.

codewaist Tue 04-Aug-15 21:45:05

What you need is ninite.com/ it lets you plick and install multiple applications in one go.

Here is a premade set ninite.com/lifehacker

Remove Norton or McAfee and replace them with Defender or Avast.

After that it depends on what you are going to do with the laptop

WankerDeAsalWipe Tue 04-Aug-15 21:51:27

I use BT security as I get it free with my Infinity contract, check in case your supplier does the same if it isn't BT.

goinggrey1978 Tue 04-Aug-15 22:36:48

Its got Windows 8 on it, as far as I can see the Microsoft office thing you can get a free trail for a month, did download Adobe flash player, I use laptop for chatting to people through forums, music, fb and emails, I connected my printer, as I scan in documents to send via email as well

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