Monday, April 28, 2008

How to install OS for simple user

My procedure when installing OS for simple user:
  1. Optional: Create system and data partitions with appropriate sizes.
  2. Install OS to system partition.
  3. Optional: Install newest drivers from the Internet or alternately from drivers CD.
  4. Install programs (Chrome, VLC Media Player, MS Office, Skype, Total Commander / FreeCommander, JRE), e.g. using chocolatey script below.
  5. Optional: Update OS (Windows Update).
  6. Optional: Set up OS
  7. (through the Control Panel).
  8. Optional:Move users' settings folders to the data partition.
  9. Optional: Hide dangerous folders (system, backups).
  10. Set up programs (home page, bookmarks, Skype account, ICQ account, TC panels).

  11. Chocolatey script for installing all necessary programs (run in Admin cmd):

    @powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString('https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1'))" && SET "PATH=%PATH%;%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\chocolatey\bin"
    @choco install googlechrome -y
    @choco install vlc -y
    @choco install skype -y
    @choco install freecommander-xe -y
    @choco install javaruntime -y
    @choco install libreoffice -y
Chocolatey script for additional programs that I use:

choco install 7zip -y
choco install foxitreader -y
choco install git -y
choco install gradle -y
choco install intellijidea-community -y
choco install Lein -y
choco install libreoffice-still -y
choco install maven -y
choco install notepadplusplus -y
choco install correttojdk -y
choco install postman -y
choco install qbittorrent -y
choco install skype -y
choco install tortoisegit -y
choco install vlc -y