PC Pitstop Newsletter – October 2009 #2

    Bits from Bill: Should You Upgrade to Windows 7 Now?
    Windows 7 – The Faster Version
    The Dodge Retort: Hopeful for Windows 7, But…
    Chris Pirillo: Windows 7 Security
    Ask Leo: My PC was Stolen, What Now?
    TechBite: 5 Tools to Tickle Your PCs Fancy
    Technologizer: Worst PC in America Slideshow
    Tip #1: Admin at Welcome screen
    Tip #2: Get Back the Classic Taskbar
    Tip #3: Install Windows Backup on XP
    PC Pitstop Driver Library

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Bits from Bill Pytlovany: Should You Upgrade to Windows 7?

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By Bill Pytlovany

Are you wondering if you should upgrade to Microsoft Windows 7? Yesterday on Facebook I heard from an old friend who asked a question I expect I’ll hear a lot this year.

As a Microsoft MVP award winner I’m under no obligation to promote Microsoft products. If you’ve read my blog before you know I haven’t been a fan of Windows Vista. Contrary to advice from Microsoft, I also recommend waiting 7-10 days before installing Windows updates. My answer to my old friend…

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Bits from Bill: 4 Reasons Why Win7 is 10x Better

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By Bill Pytlovany

It’s no secret that I’ve never been a fan of Windows Vista. I really wanted to love it but even as a designated Microsoft MVP I couldn’t drink the kool-aid nor did I promote Vista to family and friends.

So, what makes Windows 7 so much better that I’ve changed my tune? I’m still happy with Windows XP but I am encouraging folks to invest their money and time to upgrade to Win7. I’ve put together four reasons that may not be secret but you may not hear a lot about due to their technical nature.

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