Data Recovery: Everything you need to know

data recovery: everything you need to know

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 is possible with IT intervention. 

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

Hard Drives ready for Testing

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.

Why do computers slow down?

Bruce Smail Port Macquarie using Computers

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.

PC Pitstop Computer Rebuild :: What You Need to Know

PC Pitstop Computer Rebuild :: What You Need to Know

Just experienced a computer catastrophe and had your computer wiped and reinstalled?!

Why Sometimes Upgrading Your Computer is the Cheaper Option


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.

Recycle Your Computer at PC Pitstop Today

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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.

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

Computer Meme - Why slow

Now. Here’s a few memes created to teach you a lesson.

5 Smart Steps to Avoid Computer Corrosion

5 Smart Steps To Avoid Computer Corrosion

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

3 Key Home Desktop Computer 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.

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 easier for a lot of businesses and families!

Why You Would Need a Data Transfer or Recovery?

faulty 3.5" Mechanical Hard Drive with data being recovered with PC-3000 Data Recovery System

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.