August 2008 Newsletter #2

PC Pitstop Newsletter

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This Month


Your PC is not Old

Slow does not equal old in our book. What makes us think our PCs age at all? Rob lists the biggest culprits of PC aging.


Death of the Desktop

Steve investigates the advances in mobility that have made the desktop a dying breed.


OverDrive OverHauled

Our world renowned OverDrive Scan now detects potentially dangerous Browser Helper Objects and Toolbars.


Top 10 Tips of 2008 (so far)

Straight from our home office … the Top 10 Tips of 2008 (so far)- as determined by your clicks.


PC Pitstop

Free Performance Scan

Secrets to a Faster PC

Discover how to keep your PC running at peak performance – with a Free Optimize 2.0 scan.

Bits From Bill


“Spyware From Where?”

Some people just blame kids for infecting their PCs, but where else does the spyware come from?

Free Scans

Driver Alert

Driver Alert

PC Update

Improve system functionality & stability.

Free Spyware Scan



Stop Spyware from slowing your PC.

Disk Health

Disk MD

Drive Refresh

Keep your Hard Drives working at full speed!

Personal Data Profiler


PC Profiler

Learn what others may discover about you!

Win Patrol Free Trial


PC Watchdog

Who is watching your PC’s front door?

Full Test


PC Checkup

Most complete
PC analysis available.

PC Trends


Malware Survey

Over the last 2 years, online threats have cost consumers nearly 8.5 billion dollars. How are you protecting your PC?


XP SP3 Adoption Rates Surprise

How does SP3 fare against SP2 adoptions rates in its first three months? The answer may surprise you.


You could win $100 for participating in our current surveys!
See all past winners.

Tech Tips


Ebay Misspells

Save money by finding misspelled items on eBay. Take advantage of seller’s typos! Thanks Chas47448.


Rename Multiple Files at Once

Got too many files to organize? With this tip from Adamsappleone your renaming endeavor will be free and fast!


$100 goes to the best tips each month.

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3 thoughts on “August 2008 Newsletter #2”

  1. I can not get any thing to run through my computor.not even Pit Stop scan..can you tell me what is wrong? not my defenders scan not any the computor just cuts off.

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