PC Pitstop Newsletter – November 2010 #2

  • Sad Tale of My Broken Sony Laptop
  • Zombies Attack Smartphones
  • Malware=Time for a New PC?
  • Consider Your PC at Risk
  • Custom Built vs Pre-Built PCs
  • Save Your Holiday Sanity
  • Buying a Long Overdue Desktop
  • Free Online College Courses
  • Please ‘Like’ Us on Facebook
  • Malware Minute- Facebook Users Targeted
  • Tip 1 – 70 Best Free Games
  • Tip 2 – Optimize Vista Performance
  • Tip 3 – Relive DOS Games
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    Man Wins $100.00 Finding PC Matic Easter Egg

    By Steve Hogan

    Very meticulous people are an asset to any business. They are also the ones that get FREE CASH from PC Pitstop.

    Will your keen eye make you some loot? Keep clicking, you may be next.

    Paul almost overlooked it but it wasn’t long before his clerical roots and curiosity got the best of him. Paul went back and scoured every line until he found the source of the the mysterious flash. At first he didn’t recognize what he was seeing.

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    PC Pitstop Newsletter – November 2009 #2

      The Dodge Retort: Twitter, Facebook fertile phishing grounds
      Ask Leo: Secure Delete – What is it and do I need it?
      Chris Pirillo: How to Convert Cassettes to MP3
      Bits from Bill: Verizon Droid Day One
      Technologizer: 25 Most Notable Quotes in Tech History
      Use Your Droid as a Modem…Tethering
      TechBite: Fixes for 3 PC Annoyances
      Tip #1: Create Windows 7 Themes
      Tip #2: Float your Hard Drive LED
      Tip #3: Information about your Hardware
      PC Pitstop Driver Library

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    PC Pitstop Newsletter – October 2009

      Technologizer: The Worst PC in America
      Bits from Bill: Another Secret to Fast Startup
      Ask Leo: 7 Keys for Account Protection
      TechBite: 5 Killer Word Tricks
      1,000,000 YouTube Videos
      Chris Pirillo: Video Editing Made Easy
      The Dodge Retort: Windows 7 Launch Party
      Tip #1: Upgrading from XP to Windows 7
      Tip #2: Recover your Deleted Files, Free!
      Tip #3: System Restore is Broken
      PC Pitstop Driver Library

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    PC Pitstop Newsletter – September 2009 #2

      Ask Leo: Help! My email was hijacked!
      Chris Pirillo Video: How to Improve Internet Explorer
      Bits from Bill: Most Underrated Windows Tweak
      The Race for Your Email
      Technologizer: MSFT Tablet PCs
      TechBite: Making the PC to TV Connection
      The Dodge Retort: Socialnomics ’09 – The Movie
      Tip #1: Learn Windows 7
      Tip #2: 5 Best Online Image Editors
      Tip #3: Down for everyone or just me
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    ASK THE PROS 2009 Free Security and Fast Boot

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    Lots of new questions in the Ask The Pros box this week. This first, answered by Doug Bender, will help not only Dave, but anyone who might have a compromised system. Taking advantage of the talent on our forums is an area of PC Pitstop that many people miss. Help from our fourms is a big part of our fight to keep your system clear of malware and running in top form.

    Q. Dave Asks: “Hi Pro’s, Here’s my problem. Sometime after my daughter’s last visit from college my computer stopped recognizing me as the “administrator” on my “network.” Since then I have lost my control panel and can’t make any changes to my system.

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    FREE Protection vs Paid Protection from Spyware

    There is no doubt that the lines are being drawn for a galactic cyber battle for control over your PC and your desktop. Spyware and adware companies make barrels of money installing their clandestine applications on your PC without your knowledge. Even for an advanced user, typically the most expedient solution is to install an anti spyware product. This article will take an in depth look at the various anti spyware solutions we have seen at PC Pitstop. During this discussion, the reader should refer to our anti spyware graph from our research section.

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