Chris Pirillo Video: Fingerprint Security Hardware


By Chris Pirillo

My finger is very secure! It’s attached to my body. However, PC PitStop community member Bob wrote in to ask about fingerprint sensors on his laptop. He’s been having trouble since updating from Vista to Windows 7.

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PC Pitstop Newsletter March 2009 #2

    Long Live the PC
    Windows 7 Tweaks
    Ask the Pros – Free Security
    Follow Us on Twitter
    Introducing Chris Pirillo
    Bits from Bill: Conflicker April Fool’s Doom
    TechBite: 6 Handy Web Tools
    Technologizer: IE8 Web Slices
    Chris Pirillo Video: How to Open Mysterious Files
    Life Online Survey
    March Madness Contest Standings
    Tip #1: Share Tabs
    Tip #2: Shortcuts to online services
    PC Pitstop Driver Library

PC Pitstop March 2009 Newsletter

    Win $100,000
    Browser Wars II
    Dream Your Perfect PC
    Ask the Pros – Memory & Water
    Get H&R Block Tax Cut Free
    Bits from Bill: Auto Updates & New PCs Fail
    TechBite: 7 Free Tools to Make Your PC Smile
    Technologizer: Last Rites for Circuit City
    Money Saving Tips (Continued)
    New Survey – Your Online Life
    Research Update – Software Trends
    Tip #1: WINK
    Tip #2: Insert Tables in Word 2007
    Tip #3: Instant Eyedropper

November 2008 Newsletter

  • Ultimate PC Tune Up Guide
  • Fighting Scareware
  • Laptop Fires Trigger New Recalls
  • “Trail of Toxic Waste”
  • Bits from Bill: The Truth Behind Windows 7
  • Election Poll & Survey Results
  • Average Desktop CPU Speed Slows?
  • Survey: Our Digital World
  • Tip #1: Windows Recovery Environment
  • Tip #2: System Restore with No Reboot
  • Tip #3: Favorites & Good Bookmarks
  • WinPatrol Plus – A Must Have Security Tool


    eWeek has called WinPatrol one of the Top 10 Must Have Security Tools. This highly regarded security tool now offers even more power – in the form of WinPatrol Plus.

    September 2008 Newsletter #2

  • Obsolescence, Maybe?
  • Virus Wars II
  • Chrome is No Ordinary Browser
  • Seinfeld & Gates in Blockbuster Flop
  • Bits from Bill: SPAM Laws = No Solution
  • Sony Recall Notice
  • Google Chrome Usage at PC
  • Online Backup Survey
  • Tip #1: Vista Control Panel Addon
  • Tip #2: Solutions for .docx files
  • Tip #3: Internet Shortcut Icons
  • September 2008 Newsletter

  • *OverDrive 3D Benchmark
  • *Virus Wars I
  • *IE 8 Rains on Firefox Parade
  • *Bits from Bill: Whats Wrong with Toolbars
  • *Bits from Bill: Google Enters Browser War
  • *Malware Survey Results
  • *Women Forget More Than Men
  • *Online Backup Survey
  • *Tip #1: Browser Keyboard Shortcuts
  • *Tip #2: XP Home Security Tab
  • *Tip #3: Tip for Encoding with Nero 8
  • August 2008 Newsletter #2

    • Your PC is Not Old
    • Death to the Desktop
    • OverDrive – Overhauled
    • Top 10 Tips of 2008 (so far)
    • Bits from Bill: Spyware From Where?
    • Malware Survey
    • Pitstop Research: XP SP3 Adoption
    • Tip #1: Ebay Mispells
    • Tip #2: Rename Multiple Files at Once

    August 2008 Newsletter

    *The Hard Drive of the Future
    *Software is Wasting Your Cores
    *OverDrive – Once Is Never Enough
    *A Faster PC – In ‘Any’ Language
    *Bits from Bill: Top Sources of Free Software
    *Malware Survey
    *Pitstop Research: CPU Olympics
    *Tip #1: XP Tweak Myths
    *Tip #2: Remove Old Java Installs
    *Tip #3: Print Folder File List