[How to] setup a new PC

Thank you, MaximumPC

#1 Audit what you have:
CPU-Z http://www.cpuid.com
GPU-Z http://www.techpowerup.com
Belarc Advisor http://www.belarc.com
Benchmark:
Prime95 http://www.mersenne.org
Sunspider http://www.webkit.org

#2 Create Recovery Media

#3 Windows Update

#4 Driver Updates
Use the OEM Utility, update the BIOS TOO!
Slimdrivers http://www.slimwareutilities.com

#5 Remove
PC Decrapifier http://www.pcdecrapifier.com

#6 Add
Ninite http://www.ninite.com

#7 Software Updates
Qualys BrowserCheck browsercheck.qualys.com
Secunia PSI http://www.secunia.com
VirusTotal Uploader http://www.virustotal.com

#8 Backup Plan
Windows Backup and Restore
or
Windows File Recovery

Advertisements

One thought on “[How to] setup a new PC

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s