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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

Six Signs you Need a New Computer

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In today’s modern, technological world, a slow computer is often more than just an inconvenience; it can be a serious barrier to our entertainment and productivity. As humans, we learn to adapt to our conditions pretty quickly and sometimes that means we put up with old technology for way longer than we should.

If you’re finding that every time you use your computer it causes you frustration, don’t just tolerate it. Here are a few telltale signs that you could be in need of an upgrade:

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?

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

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

Recycle Your Computer at PC Pitstop Today

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E-Waste and Recycling With awareness about the environmental impacts of sending electronic waste (e-waste) to landfill increasing, many households and businesses are keen to dispose of their unwanted electronic equipment in a responsible way. Computers and other e-waste contain non-renewable resources such as tin, nickel, zinc aluminium and copper, as well as hazardous materials such Recycle Your Computer at PC Pitstop Today

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.

3 Key Home Desktop Computer Safety Tips

Desktop Safety Tips Safely using your desktop will help ensure that the computer works properly and you don’t get injured. Improper use or not being aware of safety issues can cause your desktop irreparable damage. These tips will help you stay productive and safe no matter where you are working. Vent Maintenance – Part of 3 Key Home Desktop Computer Safety Tips

PC Pitstop Computer Manual & Service Planner :: Making IT Easy for YOU

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PC Pitstop Computer Manual & Service Planner :: Making IT Easy for YOU We are so excited to finally have our PC Pitstop Computer Manual & Service Planner in store for everyone who receives any service from PC Pitstop! So many of you have been wanting something like this and it will definately make life PC Pitstop Computer Manual & Service Planner :: Making IT Easy for YOU

Why You Would Need a Data Transfer or Recovery?

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Why You Would Need a Data Transfer or Recovery? A Data Transfer may be necessary for a number of reasons. PC Pitstop can transfer your data (documents, pictures, music) but not programs (software, downloads, etc). Your original installation media is required to install programs on another computer. PC Pitstop, by law, cannot install counterfeit software. Why You Would Need a Data Transfer or Recovery?