It’s our best ever and it’s getting better every day. Here’s a list of the functions that have been added and improved upon since the first release. Don’t think these are the last or the biggest improvements. Bigger and better are just around the corner. If you are a PC Matic owner, you’ll love it. If you’re not a PC Matic owner now is the time to become one.
Why won’t my Outlook close? CLOSE dang it.
Click It.. [X] .. CLICK… CLICK IT….CLICK IT. I get so tired of this, why can’t I just close my program and be done with it? What the heck is holding things up?
Each month we select the best of the tips submitted by members of the PC Pitstop community.
*Open Task Manager in 2 Clicks
*8 Simple Steps to a Faster PC
*Better Firefox Privacy
*20 Free (Non Windows) OS Downloads
*Windows 7 Wish List
*The Best of 2008!
*Ask the Pros – Answers
*Bits from Bill: The Support You Deserve
*TechBite: New Year Time Wasters
*Technologizer: Secret Origins of Clippy
*Open Office Use Soars
*Cell Phones to Replace PCs?
*Tip #1: Icons for Shutdown or Restart
*Tip #2: Open Source, Security Tools
New Free Driver Scan
Best Free Software
$1000 Secret Message
Vista, ME & Bologna
10 Online Shopping Mistakes
Research: Aging Drivers
Driver Survey Results
Survey: Peace on Earth & a New PC
Tip: Clear Your Google Tracks!
Tip: Use Gmail for FTP
Tip: Quick Launch Bar
The winners this month are Brian W from California for his pointer to speed up Vista, and Michael W from Indiana. Michael’s gave us several tweaks to get the most out of Vista.
I’ve been working hard at PC Pitstop trying to get out our new products. I love this challenge, but my work flow has suffered a major interruption. Acer is buying Gateway, and I received 10, count ’em, 10, emails, asking for my thoughts. Rather than respond to all 10 emails, it is a far more efficient use of my time to write a blog.
How does this make me feel? Two basic and extremely visceral feelings, mad and sad.
As the companies that use deceptive software installations rack up bigger and bigger profits, their tactics are evolving to further increase their profits and ensure their long term existence. Although we had already been sued by Gator, we were a little surprised when, when we received two emails like the one below last month.
You should always assume that whenever you use your PC, you are leaving behind a record of what you are doing. That’s the benefit of a computer; it’s supposed to keep track of things so you don’t have to do it yourself. But there are times that you don’t want it to be so good […]
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