PC Pitstop Newsletter – September 2009

PC Specs Don’t Matter

OverDrive: “Outstanding Tool”

Ask the Pros: Kill Fake AntiVirus

2 Steps to Dual Boot Windows

64 Bit Systems on the Rise

Chris Pirillo Video: Do You Need More Memory?

Bits from Bill: 4 Reasons Win 7 is 10x Better

Technologizer: World’s Weirdest Laptops

TechBite: 6 Surprising Uses for Google

The Dodge Retort: The Politics of FIOS

Tip #1: Screenrecorder

Tip #2: Virtual PC

Tip #3: Refresh Firefox Tabs Fast

Tip #4: Monitor Off Utility

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PC Pitstop Newsletter – August 2009 #2

Back to School Shopping Tip
Is Firefox Growth Real?
Do Kids Still Use Computers?
The Other Browsers
$100 for 1 Lucky Friend
Chris Pirillo Video: Can you Put XP on a Vista PC?
Bits from Bill: Facebook not for Everyone
Technologizer: XP Users Speak Out
TechBite: 14 Smart and Free Websites
The Dodge Retort: Netbooks Don’t Work at Work
Tip #1: Building Your Own PC
Tip #2: Identify PC Parts
Tip #3: Speed Up Menus
Tip #4: Record What your Hear
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TechBite: Save your PCs Bacon – Back up your Registry

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By Steve Bass

System Restore is a recovery tool built into Windows that backs up and restores the Registry. System Restore takes a snapshot of your computer — called a restore point — once a day, as well as before you perform certain tasks, such as installing a new program. If all goes well, you can use a restore point later on to bring your PC back to the state it was in when the snapshot was taken. But remember, we’re talking about computers.

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Identity Theft – Be Scared

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Are you worried about having your identity stolen? I am. It
has happened to two people that I know. My mother and a friend
of mine in in Myrtle Beach. Once your identity is stolen, your

life is forever changed. Even after you spend weeks upon weeks

squaring everything away with your credit card company, things

will never be right. You begin to dread answering the phone

because it may be someone that erroneously thinks you owe them

money. My mother was close to tears still getting phone calls 5

years after the alleged deed took place. It certainly wears on you.

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