So I bought a new laptop for my mother-in-law...

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  1. waxer

    waxer *****Sweet OT Supporter

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    ...and I'm setting it up right now..
    What I've done:
    - Installed VLC, Winamp, Avast
    - Removed 90-day-trial Symantec Antivirus
    - Tweaked bootup (removed several useless crap)
    - Cleaned up Vista, so it's more XP like (she's used to XP)

    Am I missing something..?
     
  2. Doomsday

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    does mom in law give a shit about default browsers and search engines?
    chat software, ftp, add blockers, anti-spyware, and other utilities she might need?

    might as well add codec packs so she won't bug you if her porn isn't playing on VLC :dunno:
     
  3. Hate Crime

    Hate Crime Don't Hate OT Supporter

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    Get quality antivirus, quit being a cheap ass. Buy nod32 and be done with it.
     
  4. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Include a backup hard drive, unless you want her to blame you for her losing 30 years of old photos she had scanned and only kept in one place.
     

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