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    Google Pack

    Google has put together A free collection of essential software . Contains an update link as well although an icon is added to the system tray.

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    Re: Google Pack

    Dennis,

    Do you know if you can pick and choose which of the Google features to install or does it go full blast and put them all in?
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    Re: Google Pack

    Bob,
    There is a link at the bottom of the page for customizing.
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    Re: Google Pack

    Ah so,
    Thanks, Dennis.
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    Re: Google Pack

    Bob,

    Take a look at this before you dive in: Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows: Hands on with Google Pack.

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    Re: Google Pack

    Joe,
    Thanks. I did a quick read there and have to return to the site for a more thorough look see. Interesting.

    Is Google getting a little too big for it's britches?
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    Re: Google Pack

    Joe,
    After a closer look, I don't think I will install that pack right now. <img src=/S/disappointed.gif border=0 alt=disappointed width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Google Pack

    Huh! Not content with dominating the rest of the internet, they're now trying to get in on the Lounge's act! <img src=/S/evilgrin.gif border=0 alt=evilgrin width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Google Pack

    <img src=/S/thumbup.gif border=0 alt=thumbup width=15 height=15> I enjoyed reading that review. Very refreshing! Thanks Joe
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    Re: Google Pack

    Thanks for posting the review. For me it's just bloat and more bloat without any core usefulness!

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    Re: Google Pack

    While the entire pack may not be useful, I would highly recommend using Picasa for anyone who does anything with digital photos. My husband and I use it to organize all of our digital photos, and considering the number of photos he takes (800 on our first date to a butterfly gardens), organization is vital!! Besides organizing, it also has some nice editing features.

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    Re: Google Pack

    Ruthie,
    Thanks for the input on Picasa.
    I might give that a look as long as I can get it by itself, without all of the other unwanted programs. <img src=/S/thankyou.gif border=0 alt=thankyou width=40 height=15>
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    Re: Google Pack

    You can always d/l Picasa separately from Picasa. That way you won't have the additional wrapper of the Google pack.

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    Re: Google Pack

    Got it, Joe.
    Will give it a shot.
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    Re: Google Pack

    Does it have any advantages over Thumbsplus?

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