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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Introducing the PC Pitstop Driver Library

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PC Pitstop is proud to announce the launch of an important new reference point for all PC users. The PC Pitstop Driver Library is free to all users and provides a detailed online database of the latest drivers we have identified. Through the millions of scans that have been and are currently being run at PC Pitstop, we are uniquely able to identify the latest and greatest drivers for your PCs.

Check out the PC Pitstop Driver Library Now!

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Vista Trends

Microsoft launched Vista Business in late 2006 and Vista Home in early 2007. Our research shows that in July 2007, Vista was found on 12% of the PCs running the PC Pitstop online tests. Our research also shows that Vista is significantly lagging the historical XP launch ramp by almost 57%. In the six months following the XP launch in 2001, the operating system had grown to be found on over 28% of all PCs. Vista’s prevalence, after six months from its consumer Vista Home launch, sits at 12%.

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