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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Windows7 Tips and Tweaks

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It’s here and it’s coming at you like a freight train. We’re not even out of the beta and I’m thinking about tweaking this latest release from Microsoft. So before I get into some great tweaks, let me share some news about the progress of Windows 7 on its way to market.

Rumor has it that Windows7 RC1 could be released to some select testers on April 10th. I’ve been using the Windows7 beta 7000 build that was initially released to the public and while there have been others, 7022, 7048 and 7057, there have also been reported fake releases seen on some of the torrent site

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Help! Help!! Save my XP!!!

Save XP!

THIS WEEK’S HOT MICROSOFT STORY:

Windows PC users are reacting to the news that beginning in June…

…Microsoft is going come over to your house and beat you with a stick if you don’t start using their new (but horribly slow and flawed) operating system called Windows Vista.

And this is no joke:

Because after Microsoft REFUSES TO ALLOW COMPANIES TO SELL COMPUTERS WITH WINDOWS XP INSTALLED in June…

…they’re going to stop SUPPORTING the copy of Windows XP you have on your EXISTING computer on April 14, 2009, just a year from now.

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