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Data Recovery: Everything you need to know

data recovery: everything you need to know Has your computer or device malfunctioned, resulting in lost data?  There are many reasons for data loss, such as broken hardware or corrupt software. Data recovery is often necessary if something is accidentally removed, or a device is damaged beyond repair. The good news is that recovering important data such as photos, documents and files ... Data Recovery: Everything you need to know

True or False? Battery Myths you Need to Know for Better Device Performance

  We live in an age of the high-powered long-life battery-powered portable device. But it seems that the limitations of the nickel-based batteries that were prevalent in the early ’90s still apply to the more modern lithium ion and lithium polymer technologies we use today. Battery technology may not have changed much in the last couple True or False? Battery Myths you Need to Know for Better Device Performance

Everything You Wanted to Know About Hard Disk Drives

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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 Everything You Wanted to Know About Hard Disk Drives

Why do computers slow down?

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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 Why do computers slow down?

Windows Product Lifecycle – End of Life Support Dates

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Courtesy of Microsoft Corp Every Windows product has a lifecycle. The lifecycle begins when a product is released and ends when it’s no longer supported. Knowing key dates in this lifecycle helps you make informed decisions about when to upgrade or make other changes to your software. End of Support End of Support refers to Windows Product Lifecycle – End of Life Support Dates

PC Pitstop Computer Rebuild :: What You Need to Know

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Just experienced a computer catastrophy and had your computer wiped and reinstalled?!            You may notice little things that are different to the way you have had them before – This is because Windows had learnt the way you did things and remembered these settings.      You may need to reinstall any PC Pitstop Computer Rebuild :: What You Need to Know

Laptop Battery Draining Too Quick? Exercise It!

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Your laptop battery charges whenever your computer is plugged into external power through an AC Adapter, an optional power adapter, or an optional docking device. The battery charges whether the computer is off or in use, but it charges faster when the computer is off. However, charging may take longer if a battery is new, Laptop Battery Draining Too Quick? Exercise It!

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Our Services RETAIL Business-to-Consumer o        Repairs & Maintenance o        Tuneup/Cleanup o        At your Premises Repairs and Support o        Virus Removal o        Data Transfer or Recovery o        New Computer Setup & Transfer o        Hardware Upgrades o        Custom Built Desktop Sales o        Dedicated Gaming Systems o        Ex-Lease Laptops & Desktops o        Wide Range of Parts & Peripherals Psst! PC Pitstop is Your One Stop Computer Shop in Port Macquarie

Why Sometimes Upgrading Your Computer is the Cheaper Option

the-internet-of-things-hero This is such a great article from Smarter Business Ideas...had to share! If your computers are four or more years old they’re artefacts of earlier technology eras – and they could be costing you big time. The computers you bought a few years ago were designed to meet the processing demands of the day – ... Why Sometimes Upgrading Your Computer is the Cheaper Option

Funny Computer Memes & What They’re Trying to Tell You

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Funny Computer Memes & What They’re Trying to Tell You First up. What is a meme? meme miːm/ noun   1. an element of a culture or system of behaviour passed from one individual to another by imitation or other non-genetic means. 2. an image, video, piece of text, etc., typically humorous in nature, that Funny Computer Memes & What They’re Trying to Tell You

5 Smart Steps to Avoid Computer Corrosion

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Whether you prefer a laptop or a desktop your PC is affected by its environment. While overly dry conditions can cause static electricity in your computer’s components, excessively humid conditions can cause faster corrosion and internal damage.

Love your Laptop :: 4 Steps to Prolonging Laptop Life

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  Exercising your Laptop Battery and Charger   Your laptop battery charges whenever your computer is plugged into external power through an AC Adapter, an optional power adapter, or an optional docking device. The battery charges whether the computer is off or in use, but it charges faster when the computer is off. However, charging Love your Laptop :: 4 Steps to Prolonging Laptop Life