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    Your Essential Software

    Sorry Mod's if this is in the wrong place please move it, if it is.

    I am rebuilding my workstation at work (Secondary School) and am adding all sorts of softwrae on it and I was wodnering from a techie's point of view what is your essential software. I have put mine below and will update it etc ... (there may be stuff missing)

    VLC Media Player
    Opera Web Browser
    Youtube Downloader
    Visual Studio 2010
    Notepad ++
    WinRAR
    7Zip
    Universal Extractor
    RM Tutor 3 (NetSchool)
    Proxy Swithcer (Can not rember name)
    AutoIT
    Teamviewer
    VMWare Player
    PowerISO
    Terracopy
    Recuva
    Office 2007 or 2010
    nLite / vLite
    Windows AIK
    Powershell
    Orca
    Stardock Fences

    What else do pepole use as I am just curious to see what I am missing out on and what others use.

    Thanks

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    Techie tools

    Remote Server tools - Users, Computers, exchange etc.
    All Workstation installed software so you can test serif, adobe, office files etc.

    The more tools readily to hand you the better . Jus make sure you always lock your machine when you leave it unattended.

    Also WSUS and SCCM consoles

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    Irfanview to bulk resize and rename all those huge folders of photos staff leave on the Teacherspool.

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    Your list is missing an Anti-Virus solution?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveP View Post
    Your list is missing an Anti-Virus solution?
    Good Point, However it is done by RMVP5.1 on CC3 (Machine is not SmartCliented as it is Windows 7)

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    This is a god send - Introduction - Bulk Rename Utility

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    Mostly all the software we use day to day

    Network Management Tools

    Citrix Virtual Server Software
    BCX Management Tools Shortcut, App Install, Printers Deployment, User Creation, etc
    Prism App Package Creation
    Smoothwall URL filtration
    Pcounter Pro Print Credits
    Print2Me ID Card secure print release and pull printing (Integrates with Pcounter)
    Securus Phrase Capture, Screen Capture software
    Capita SIMS MIS System
    Tasc PARS Registers, Behaviour, etc
    Tasc INSIGHT Parental Engagement ( Staff / Students Auto login using AD Accounts)
    Teachers2Parents Email / TXT Parents
    Classroom Booking Built by Digitalschool.co.uk
    TDSI Exgarde Pro Door Access Systems
    On Record ID Card Printing
    iCatcher Console IP CCTV Recording
    Symantec Backup Exec - Backup
    Sophos Anti Virus
    Corero Finance System
    Wasp Asset Management
    Trust-e NRS Biometric Kitchen System
    Eclipse.net MLS Library Software
    OPSD IT Helpdesk Software
    Home Access Plus Access File Remotely
    Hydra vision Digital Signage

    Microsoft Products

    Microsoft Windows 7 OS
    Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Word Processing
    Microsoft Exchange 2010 Email
    Microsoft Remote App + Remote Desktop Services
    WDS Untended Install of Windows 7, Auto join to Domain and Name
    WSUS Windows Updates
    KMS Office and Windows Product Activation

    General Software

    Microsoft Remote Server Tools (Techs Only)
    Ultra VNC VNC all machines (Techs Only)
    Logmein Remote Login
    AB Tutor Control Teacher Classroom Monitoring
    Final Cut Pro Video Editing
    Logic Pro Audio Editing
    VLC Media Player Default Media Player
    Adobe Creative Suite Graphic Design
    Daslight- Hall Lighting Software
    CD Burner XP CD Burning Software

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