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#1 ambellina

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Posted 14 May 2007 - 03:07 PM

not very sure where this needs to go, sorry!

i'm buying a new laptop (lenovo thinkpad T60p with WinXP) through my school's laptop program, but i won't be able to get the laptop until i move in during august. i have many software programs that i know i will immediately install on the laptop (AIM, ccleaner, comodo firewall, etc). instead of spending a few hours installing the software programs, can i download the set up file for each program and burn it to a CD or copied to a thumbdrive, and once i get the laptop, just install everything from that CD instead of going from site to site? i think i can, and it sounds like a redundant question, but i'd hate to go through the trouble of downloading all of those files to my thumbdrive and then have it not work :thumbsup:

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Posted 14 May 2007 - 03:12 PM

AS long as they are the freeware applications of the programs then you should be able to download them to your thumb drive and run the installs from there.
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Posted 14 May 2007 - 03:14 PM

AS long as they are the freeware applications of the programs then you should be able to download them to your thumb drive and run the installs from there.


great, thanks very much!

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Posted 15 May 2007 - 01:31 PM

I save all of my setup files, that I've downloaded.
Comes in handy some times, as in your case.
Also, sometimes you download an update to a program, and you find it doesn't work on your system, or doesn't have the features of the older version, then you can go back and reinstall the older version, because you will have saved it.
At this time, my setup files folder, is 1.37 GB in size, and I just cleaned it out. :thumbsup:
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