PC Pitstop Newsletter – October 2011

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Features Features

by Steve Hogan

Can you trust that software? Who makes it & where is it maintained?

Microsoft ignoring a horrible bug?
by Leo Notenboom

Why some bugs might never get fixed & why not all bugs are even bugs.

Look Out for Tricky Phishing

by Chris Pirillo

A new, tricky phishing scam has been making the rounds…

Troubleshooting USB Devices
by Windows Talk

If your USB device is not working, try the following suggestions.

Save Paper on Excel Printing
by ExcelTips.net

Looking for a way to print the data in columns on a single sheet of paper…?

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Time for Webcam, Overdue
by Bob Rankin

The 90’s are over, and you still don’t have a webcam? Why?

Windows Home Server Cont’d
by Daves Computer Tips

Learn the who, what, when, where, and why of Windows Home Server.

Make Tech Easier
10 Great Keyboard Shortcuts
by Make Tech Easier

Many Windows features can be accessed much faster with these shortcuts.

Why Copy Data to DVDs?
by Burnworld

Burning data to blank DVD discs is still a solid backup option.

My Encounters with Steve Jobs

by John Dodge

Jobs was brilliant, tyrannical, funny…a few encounters I had with the man.

Top 5 InFlight WiFi
by Techlicious

Not long ago, checking your email at 35,000 ft wasn’t even an option.

Beware Charity Search Results
by GFI Vipre

Results & downloads come with extras that you probably didn’t count on.

Verizon Targeting You
by Bill Pytlovany

Verizon’s new service will benefit advertisers more than customers.

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Win 7 Search Techniques
by Woody Leonhard/Windows Secrets

Searching for files and data in Windows 7 requires a few new techniques.

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Is the Presentation Dead?
by Powerpoint Tips

How a new ‘species’ of learner affects presentations.

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Tip submitted by Paultx

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Create Iso with Nero
Tip submitted by lizardo_manson

How to easily create ISO images of data CDs & DVDs.

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