PC Pitstop Newsletter – August 2011 #2

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5 Mistakes You Must Avoid
by Steve Hogan
The 5 biggest mistakes made by average PC users & how to avoid them.

Windows 7 Safer than OS X?
by Win7News
Windows 7 vs. the Apple Cats: Who’s More Secure?

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Drowning in Your Inbox
by Bob Rankin
It’s time to go on an email diet and shed a few gigabytes…

Is Deleting Enough?
by Leo Notenboom
Deleting may not be enough to prevent the discovery of your search history.

How to Test Your Backups
by Windows Talk
Tryout your backup so you know you can trust it to do what it is supposed to do.

Make Tech Easier
Use All of Your Memory
by Make Tech Easier
Allow your applications & games to make use of all of your memory.

Next Big Network Thing

by Chris Pirillo
The need for reliable & fast wireless connections at the home is growing.

Blu Ray Burning Bug
by Burnworld
Dealing with a new ‘burning’ bug that was recently discovered in Windows 7.

Windows Cookie Change
by Bill Pytlovany
Microsoft has confirmed changes to how they name cookies.

Running a Virtual Company
by The Pit Crew
Tips on being effective working from your house or in a virtual environment.

How to Block Internet Porn
by Techlicious
Blocking porn is no easy task…but few tools can make the task easier.

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End of Internet Anonymity
by John Dodge
Are clever pseudonyms & fake names on the Internet about to disappear?

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Facebook v. Google+ Privacy
by Woody Leonhard/Windows Secrets
Google+ better at managing friends, but personal privacy still a concern.

Installing Win Home Server
by Daves Computer Tips
Complete step-by-step guide installing Windows Home Server 2011 on your PC.

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10 Steps to Better Templates
by Powerpoint Tips
Improve readability and design with a better PowerPoint template/theme.

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17 Alternative Media Players
Tip submitted by bob3160
The best free audio/video players-not called Windows Media Player.

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Backup Your Facebook
Tip submitted by kburra
Step by step process for safeguarding all of your Facebook details.

Temp File Cleaner
Tip submitted by Jacee
TFC (Temp File Cleaner) will clear out all temp folders for all user accounts.
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