Saturday, August 08, 2009
Rebuild Day: Post #1, software audit and backup
Today is rebuild day for my primary machine, a Lenovo x61t. Moving to Win7 RTM and Office 2010 Tech Preview.
First up is pulling all the Data off my C drive.
This mainly means the data out of my profile folder. A key thing to remember here is to check your filesystem Virtualization folders for stuff that’s been put there by poorly written software. I usually backup to a hard drive but today I’m going to just push it across to my D drive partition- I made the decision last build to run two partitions again which is a move I’m pleased with.
Then it’s time to do an audit of the Program Files folder to determine which of the crap that I’ve installed over the past 7 months I actually need to install again. here is my list, not necessarily in order. Hopefully it might give readers a few pointers.
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