Gah. It’s been quite a while since I’ve needed to install Windows on a stand-alone set-up. I’d forgotten how much stuff I find is needed to actually make the thing frikkin useful.

As this blog doubles up for my memory pad, here’s the list of stuff that I’ve just installed:

  • Firefox
  • Thunderbird
  • WinSCP
  • PuTTY
  • Spybot
  • Avast
  • OpenOffice
  • Pidgin
  • XChat (silverx’s)
  • The MS PowerToys
  • Flash Player
  • AIR
  • Acrobat Reader
  • GVim
  • GIMP
  • iTunes
  • VLC

SP3 (given that my Windows disk is Slipstreamed with SP2)

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Published on December 02, 2013