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Fresh install on a new rig.

Skippman

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St. Louis, MO USA
Here's how I was planning to install everything. Any recommended changes?

Install Windows 7 Pro

Update Firmwares
- Flash Mobo BIOS
- Flash GPU BIOS
- Flash SSD Firmware

Install Drivers
- Motherboard Drivers
- GPU Drivers
- SSD Drivers
- Mouse/Keyboard Drivers
- Printer Drivers

Update Windows

Install Common Apps
- WebRoot Defender
- Office 2010
- Foxit Reader
- DropBox
- CCCP - Combined Community Codec Pack
- Steam
- Origin
- NetBak Replicator (backup software for NAS)
 

SugarJ

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Looks good. You may have to install drivers before updating firmware if you are using windows-based flashing tools.

May I recommend ninite.com for unattended install of common programs? I use it on every computer I set up, saves tons of time.
 
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