PC Pitstop – Perfect Score in AV Comparatives Detection Test

4000 VIRUSES, 1000 RANSOMWARE SAMPLES, 100% DETECTION As you may recall from the Q3 2016 PC Pitstop Newsletter our CEO, Rob Cheng, mentioned the need for consumers and IT Pros alike to focus on detection rates when choosing their anti-virus solution.  Therefore, PC Pitstop partnered with AV Comparatives to create a comprehensive and superior detection […]

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Gartner Named PC Pitstop, Makers of PC Matic, as an Innovative Vendor in Application Control

PC Pitstop, makers of PC Matic, are pleased to announced they were cited as an Innovative Vendor in Application Control in the Gartner Event Summary: Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2016 — London, report published 27 October 2016  by Gartner, the world’s leading information technology company. PC Pitstop provides expert advice to its clients on […]

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This past year I decided I needed to get out and get some fresh air. I had already tried golf and that was a disaster. I also decided there was no way I was going to stuff 222 lbs into a pair of flimsy nylon sport shorts, so running was out of the question. I thought about kayaking but since I live in S.W. Florida that seemed kinda like sticking a 200+ lb. meat pie in front of America’s deadliest predator, the alligator.

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Chris Pirillo: Why Should You Use a Virtual Machine?

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What are the benefits of virtualization? This is a question asked over on Lockergnome Q&A recently, and I thought the answers may just benefit several of you out there. Now, we know that many of you already use virtual machines. Why not leave a GOOD comment on the video, explaining to those who don’t why it is they might want to look into doing so? See how that works? We all help each other! Remember – YOU were a n00b at one time, too!

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IE9 RC-Release Candidate

On February 10th, 2011, Microsoft launched the IE9 Release Candidate. This release does not come without bugs however. Be sure you’re ready for some unexpected error messages if you use this version. Will Microsof get it right? Yes. Is it right now? No, that’s why it’s only a release candidate.

Hold your clicker and wait till it’s official.

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Windows Secrets: 10 “Do these first” Windows Tweaks

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PC Pitstop is proud to welcome our friends at Windows Secrets as guest contributors. This week, enjoy Fred Langa’s 10 “Do these first” Windows Tweaks. The weekly Windows Secrets Newsletter brings you essential tips for Windows, applications, and computing on the Internet.

It’s that time of year when many PC users are buying new machines and — ready or not — making the leap to Windows 7.

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