PC Pitstop Newsletter – December 2009

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    Guest Columnists


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    Windows 7 Black Screen of Death

    by Steve Hogan

    Yes it exists but were the initial hysterical reports overblown?


    Windows 7 Losing Its Shine?

    by Harry McCracken

    Has Windows 7 let users down, or is feedback still positive?


    5 Net Tricks to Save You Money

    by Steve Bass

    Save money this season by using Steve’s favorite coupon and deal finding sites.


    Facebook Apps Stealing Your Info

    by Bill Pytlovany

    Fun on Facebook may come at the expense of your privacy.


    Help! Stolen Email Identity

    by Leo Notenboom

    Someone set up an email account in my name & is sending nasty mail! What now?


    My Changing PC/TV Habits

    by John Dodge

    PCs are changing how you watch TV.


    Skype Phone

    by Chris Pirillo

    Connect to any wifi network and use Skype without your PC.

    Tech Tips


    Rein in your System Tray

    by Tekzilla

    Try this easy Windows 7 tip for controlling and customizing your system tray.


    “Security Tab” In Windows XP

    Add some extra security to Windows XP Home with this Microsoft Update. Thanks the AdamsappleOne.


    Sync People & Company Contacts

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    Google Power to Microsoft Office

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    Top 25 Best Loved PCs

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    1 thought on “PC Pitstop Newsletter – December 2009”

    1. I’d love to go with PC-Matic, but——– I already have subscriptions to the individual program elements, some expiring as far away as 2011. Is there any way to do some combining of paid for subscriptions so that I don’t lose my shirt??

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