Format and Reinstall a Computer

Sat, May 4, 2019

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Problem: What all comes with OS installation?

Format and Reinstall a Computer

Solution:

  1. OS - Requested Flavor
  2. Make your admin account
  3. Check System drivers are all* installed (note- all devices may not show up untill after base chipset drivers have been installed)
    *Unless necessary or requested we do not install dial up modem drivers
  4. Install Service pack updates only
  5. Install Java & Flash
  6. Install other software if requested
  7. Install AV; Personal PC? Use Avast free; In a pinch tho just install the avast free
  8. IF it is a Re-install make sure to update AV before restoring or copying old files over