PC Pitstop Newsletter – May 2011 #2

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Guest Columnists

Your Webcam is Watching You
by Steve Hogan

“Rent-to-own” stores are using PC webcams to spy on their customers.

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Build a complete Win 7 safety net
by Fred Langa/Windows Secrets

Win 7 includes everything you need to back up (and restore) your system.

Cleaning Up a Brand New PC
by Leo Notenboom

When purchasing a new PC, a clean software install is critical to your security.

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Tablets Crimp PC Sales
by John Dodge

The trend towards tablets replacing PCs seems like a sure thing now.

Chromebook Will Kill the PC

by Chris Pirillo

Google creates a compelling case for average users to make the switch.

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Facebook Wants Pre Teens
by Bill Pytlovany

The terms of service for many sites-claim users under 13 are not allowed.

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Free Windows Troubleshooting
by Bob Rankin

Put away the sledgehammer, Bob’s favorite Windows problem solvers.

Gas Saving Tips
by Steve Bass

Internet resources to help you get the best deal on gasoline & mileage.

Join Our Live Community Chat
by The Pit Crew

Join us for a live chat about Windows, PCs & more.
Tech Tips

GFI Software
Facebook a Haven for Threats
Malware Minute by GFI Vipre

Facebook is now packed scams, nasty apps and phishing pages.

tip 1
Windows 7 Power Users Guide

An exceptional guide for Windows 7 & its searchable. Thanks, faith_michele.

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Tips For Better Holiday Photos

Turn routine holiday photos into unique works of art in 8 simple steps. Thanks,rosangela_1957.

tip 3
Honest Feedback On Books

Goodreads is a free community site for readers that lets anyone rate & review books. Thanks, morbidbutterfly.

PC Pitstop Research

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File Extensions Library

Our All New! File Extension Library is the internet’s most complete source for file extension information.

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Top 25 Best Loved PCs

Netbook, laptop, desktop, and custom builds each have their own top 25 list in our satisfaction library.

Driver Library
Top Drivers Library

The newest drivers are presented to you in all their detailed glory. Make sure your PC is up to date.

Process Library
Process Library

Check your PC against our running processes library to identify potential malicious processes and shut them down.

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