Six Signs you Need a New Computer

Six Signs you Need a New Computer

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…

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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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PC Pitstop Computer Rebuild :: What You Need to Know

PC Pitstop Computer Rebuild :: What You Need to Know

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…

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Get InStore to Collect Your Very Own Computer Manual & Service Planner

Get InStore to Collect Your Very Own Computer Manual & Service Planner

We wrote a user manual and service planner just for you….so come and get it! It’s packed full of how to hints and tips and details the best way for you to look after your desktop or laptop computer – at home or in your business. Everyone is loving them and we don’t want you…

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Vote PC Pitstop & Win $250!

Vote PC Pitstop & Win $250!

Do you love PC Pitstop?NSW Fair Trading’s popular I love my local business competition is back for 2014. In its work to promote a fair marketplace, Fair Trading recognises that the vast majority of local businesses do the right thing and play a critical role in the local community. That is why NSW consumers are being…

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Why Sometimes Upgrading Your Computer is the Cheaper Option

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. Brought to you by Intel The computers you bought a few years ago were designed to meet the processing…

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Recycle Your Computer at PC Pitstop Today

Recycle Your Computer at PC Pitstop Today

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…

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

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

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…

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Keyboard Shortcuts for the Modern User

Keyboard Shortcuts for the Modern User

Keyboard Shortcuts for the Modern User   Want more?  

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4 Smart Steps to Avoid Computer Corrosion

Avoiding Moisture & Corrosion It is true that salt air will corrode hardware and electronics especially near the ocean/coast. 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…

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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…

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