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Clarifying the Cloud :: What You Might Not Know Already

5 things you need to know about cloud, that you might not know already by Kris Hansen  |  Thursday 17 April 2014  | 0 Comments Still getting your head around the cloud and whether it can help you at work? Here is an introduction to some basic questions you should be asking. As part of our Clarifying the Cloud :: What You Might Not Know Already

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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 PC Pitstop Speciality Lessons

So good I had to share :: 10 Ways to be Computer Literate

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So good I had to share :: 10 Ways to be Computer Literate So Justin James from TechRepublic says there are 10 Things you Have to Know to be Computer Literate. Of course there is so much to know and it depends on what your use of the computer is actually for that determines your So good I had to share :: 10 Ways to be Computer Literate

Record Rootkits :: 1 Big Scary Reason to WATCH WHAT YOU CLICK!

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The pic above might not mean much to the common man. For a technician, this is BAD. It shows the record number of ROOTKITS found on a computer we’ve serviced here at PC Pitstop. What’s a rootkit you ask? ‘Gain control of a computer system without being detected…’ Let’s just consider that for a moment…. Record Rootkits :: 1 Big Scary Reason to WATCH WHAT YOU CLICK!

WARNING! The 1 Thing We Must All DO NOW to Survive The World’s Nastiest Bug That’s Coming for Us All

Today I thought I’d share an entire newsletter that arrived in my inbox. Why? Cause it’s damn important. CRYPTOLOCKER. Remember the name. Cryptolocker is new malware coming to a computer near you. Malware is short for malicious software and generally refers to a variety of forms of intrusive and hostile programs. Besides been informed, been WARNING! The 1 Thing We Must All DO NOW to Survive The World’s Nastiest Bug That’s Coming for Us All

5 Straight Down the Line Honest Technology Truths You Need to Know

Hate computer cowboys? Us too. Geeks that insult your intelligence as they ‘help you’ [read: do it for you…so fast that you have no idea what they did]? How about ‘reputable’ internet sites or news sites reporting on THE SCREEN THAT WILL NEVER BREAK? How about that ‘friend of a friend’ at the dinner party 5 Straight Down the Line Honest Technology Truths You Need to Know

Beware Spyware

How do you keep spyware from tracking your habits or hijacking your computer? One-third of Internet users have been spyware afflicted and this figure is on the rise. What is spyware?It’s a broad term for deceptive software that installs itself on a computer via the internet. Once it lurks, it allows an outsider to harvest Beware Spyware

Avoiding Viruses & Scams

PC Pitstop sees all manner of viruses and software ‘bugs’ every day from a huge range of different sources. It is near impossible to keep up with the speed at which new viruses or scams spread, but common sense tells us where to look. It is with this knowledge that we have compiled some basic Avoiding Viruses & Scams