Written by Umang Saini
- Backup Desktop, My documents
- Insert Win Xp OEM CD, Format C:
- Reinstall Win Xp Home
- Win Xp SP 3
- Dell Drivers
- Chrome Beta Channel
- Evernote (for my Office 2010 Keys)
- Net Meter
- iTunes 9.0
- Adobe Flash
- Office 2010 Tech Preview
- FF 3.5 with DTA, Throttle and Xmarks
- Copy back Desktop and My Documents
10:30 pm: Basic re-install completed in 90 minutes.
Since Saturday - Adobe Air, Tweetdeck, Picasa 3.5, Update Evernote, Windows Update (84 MB, 51 updates), uTorrent, Audible Download Manager, Google Apps Offline, Chromium Dev Channel, Foxit Reader, IrfanView, Silverlight, VLC, WinRAR, Ubuntu 9.04, Ubuntu Updates, Google Updater, Spyware Doctor, Microsoft Security Essentials.
Complete - 180 minutes (Re-installing Ubuntu took ~25 minutes).
p.s. - The system is Dell Inspiron 6000, Feb 2006, 1.73GHz Intel Pentium M 740, 2GB DDR2 RAM, 60GB 5400 RPM HDD, Intel 915GM graphics with 128MB memory, Win Xp Home.