October 19th, 2005, 04:04 PM
Another New Computer thread
I have a dell laptop P4 1Gb Ram, 40 Gig HDD, and a DVD/CDRW. Attached to the docking station is a 16X dvd burner.
The thing is a few years old and is my work PC. So being that I write scripts/programs, monitor security and play with lots of new toys - you guessed it IT'S TIME TO FORMAT and start fresh.
Since there seem to be many threads lately asking advice on new computer Hardware, I was wondering if anyone would be intrested in step-by-step instructions on how "I" install the OS and secure the box.
I can set for dual boot, if requested. I will install W2K or XP - depends on the most requests. Personally I prefer W2K. If a dual Boot is requested, I will only set a small partition for the second OS (Since this is a work PC I won't have time to install a linux distro)
Let me know, I'm copying (backing up) data now and will probably start tomorrow or Friday.
October 19th, 2005, 04:19 PM
Im sure more tuts are always welcome. If you need help or anything to add to it lemmie know. Ill format a box and help
October 21st, 2005, 08:49 PM
Oh well, wrote something anyway. Take a look and let me know what you think. Anything I missed? Wrong? Wright?
After the final edit, I will remove the smart ass comments.
October 24th, 2005, 04:12 PM
Sorry Guys and Gals. Here's a better formatted version. I am ready to psot the final draft. Please let me know what you think