Windows 10: Looking for 'must have' programs - All suggestions welcome!!

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  1.    20 Aug 2016 #11

    Edwin said: View Post
    Winaero Tweaker - not because it makes the PC run an better but it makes the OS look and behave the way I want it to.

    Firefox - that's a no brainer!

    WMP, VLC and Foobar - media player assortment

    Greenshot - 3rd party screen capture, a must!

    WinRAR or Free RAR EXtract Frog - compression utilities

    also, a decent office suite, (haven't settled on one)

    then there are necessities specific to ones system,

    and of course... 'toys'/games........

    I could go on........
    Now Edwin......don't break his machine! We are just getting to a clean install in his help thread.... (just kidding....)

    Nisko, Edwin is an extreme-tweaker, and he is the best at it!
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  2.    20 Aug 2016 #12

    What office suites are you considering? I'm only aware of Libre and Microsoft Office.
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  3.    20 Aug 2016 #13

    Edwin, what else do you use for tweaking?
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  4.    20 Aug 2016 #14

    LibreOffice is an excellent free option to MSOffice.
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       20 Aug 2016 #15

    simrick said: View Post
    Now Edwin......don't break his machine! We are just getting to a clean install in his help thread.... (just kidding....)

    Nisko, Edwin is an extreme-tweaker, and he is the best at it!
    Good point @simrick, Winaero Tweaker should be experimented with, with care and caution! Thanks @simrick.

    Nisko said: View Post
    What office suites are you considering? I'm only aware of Libre and Microsoft Office.
    I often use OpenOffice: Apache OpenOffice - Official Site - The Free and Open Productivity Suite

    Nisko said: View Post
    Edwin, what else do you use for tweaking?
    Mostly system performance tweaks and numerous Registry tweaks.
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  6.    20 Aug 2016 #16

    I'm interested! Are you willing to share?
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       20 Aug 2016 #17

    Nisko said: View Post
    I'm interested! Are you willing to share?
    Gosh, I don't know. I might get spankings from @simrick!

    jk! I'll come up with a few trusted links that you could, at least, research.
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  8.    20 Aug 2016 #18

    Edwin said: View Post
    Gosh, I don't know. I might get spankings from @simrick!

    jk! I'll come up with a few trusted links that you could, at least, research.
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  9. Posts : 7,870
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       20 Aug 2016 #19

    @Nisko:
    Here's a few things to check out, for starters. Don't plunge headlong into all of it, study the stuff first.

    Master Tutorial to Make Windows 10 Super Fast - AskVG

    TweakGuides.com - Firefox Tweak Guide

    20 Amazing Windows 7 Performance Boosting Tips - YouTube
    (most of it applies to Windows 10 as well)
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  10.    20 Aug 2016 #20

    Thank you - and I'll heed your advice about studying it first. I know my limits!
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