Friday, March 28, 2008

Essential Tools for your XP

After installing XP SP2 on ur machine, u must need to install these to get juice out from ur PC.
XP SP3 is waiting for official release, though Microsoft has already released a beta-like version of Windows XP SP3. I like to wait for stable release of SP3.
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1st have all the drivers
*Audio- SoundMax or Realtek AC97
*Video Ghaphics- Intel Chipset Ghaphics
Keyboard/Mouse- generally not needed, u may install it. In case of Wireless Kybrd & Mice Driver is needed.
Display Monitor -generally not needed, u may install it.
*BlueTooth Driver for ur BT stack
InfraRed Driver for ur IR stack
*Driver for ur Printer/Scanner/MFDs
Driver for ur Digital Camera- sometimes it is not needed
*Driver for LAN card
Driver for Dialup Modem
Driver for Mobile Connecting Cable
Driver for Wireless LAN Card
Driver for USB modem
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Secuity is at the 1st thing to think

AntiVirus- avast! Home
AntiSpyware- SpyBot S&D
FireWall- Comodo Pro

Regular update all of them

Now think about ur personal gadgets:

iTunes+QuickTime for ur fav iPod
JetAudio+LDB Manager+JetShell+MyPodder for ur Cowon PMPs
other drivers and softwares for iRiver/Creative/Yes/Zune/Archos PMPs

Nokia/SE/Samsung PC suite for better sync of ur fav MultiMedia mobile phone
Burner/WritingOptical Media(CD/DVD): CyberLink Power2Go
Multimedia Players:
JetAudio (for all-in-one package and Sound Effect)
Gom Player/KM Player/ Daum Pot Player( all-in-one package,totally freeware)
VLC Player (can play all video format)
Portable Player : M player

My choice JetAudio
Others I like BS Player Pro, Winamp

Codec Pack: K-Lite Mega Codec Package
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To surf net fully install these extensions for ur PC
Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Shockwave player, Java Web start, Java Runtime Environment
Dot NET Framework v1.1, v2.0, v3.0, v4.0
TuneUp Utilities 2008
WinXP Manager
Advanced Windows Care Personal Edition

O&O Defrag
IOBit Defrag