Everything You Wanted to Know About Hard Disk Drives

What does a hard drive do? Information storage is the hard drive’s main responsibility. Think the electronic version of the old office filing cabinet. Everything you keep on your computer is on a hard drive. Not just documents, emails, contacts, favorites pictures, music and videos. Your programs, your preferences, your printers, your settings, even your…

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Why do computers slow down?

Why do computers slow down?

Why do computers slow down? A question that we get asked all the time here at PC Pitstop is why computers get slower over time. This can start to happen within a year after you get a new PC, but usually, it happens in just a few short months.   Since we all use our…

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Computer Induced Medical Problems & How to Avoid Them

Computer Induced Medical Problems & How to Avoid Them It’s now common knowledge that posture and ergonmics are a very important part of avoiding RSI and other computer-use related injuries but after a chance search I found out there is a lot more we need to be wary of. Here’s an exert straight from Wikipedia…

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PC Pitstop Speciality Lessons

PC Pitstop Speciality Lessons

PC Pitstop Speciality Lessons Stop banging your head on the desk trying to figure that pesky computer problem and ask for a Speciality Lesson from your PC Pitstop Trained Technician. These 1hr in-store, one-on-one lessons can cover many topics that may be troubling you, such as: Basic Computer Use – start-up, shut-down, navigation, etc. Internet…

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Get More from Your Excel Spreadsheets

Excel users…this is the one of the best NEED TO KNOW guide I’ve seen in a long time, thanks to brilliant Bit.   “ Don’t like that annoying habit Excel has of trying to guess the right format for a cell you’re updating? Here’s how to turn it off, plus other handy tips. When it…

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PC Pitstop's Desktop Connection Guide

PC Pitstop's Desktop Connection Guide

Just got your computer back from repair and facing the task of plugging it all back in? Fear not, this simple rear desktop computer connection guide will help you out! Most computer plugs are colour coded and will only plug in one way. Please pay special attention to the way they do plug in so…

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Computer Lessons at PC Pitstop

Computer Lessons at PC Pitstop

  Exert from the Camden Haven Courier: “PC Pitstop , known as ‘Your One Stop Computer Shop’ in Port Macqaurie and Lake Cathie, don’t just sell and repair computers, they also teach you how to use one!Starting with the basics like General Computer Skills and Working with Word, this dynamic team are also providing lessons on…

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Computer Lessons

Computer Lessons

Class or One on One Lessons If one on one is more your style, or if you have very specific tasks you would like to learn more about, please contact Lake Cathie 65 84 555, or Port Macquarie 65 841 551 to make a booking between the hours of 9-5pm Mon-Fri. A skilled, patient and…

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