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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Is Your Computer Security Really Working?

Is Your Computer Security Really Working?

Every day we see customers who are shocked that their computer has a virus. They thought they had security software and they thought it was doing it’s job. But here’s the thing….You get what you pay for…and YOU play a massive part in your computer’s secuirty. You have to check before you click anything, you…

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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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Now is the Time for Your Computer Tuneup @ PC Pitstop

Now is the Time for Your Computer Tuneup @ PC Pitstop

PC Pitstop repair computers of all makes and models – laptops, desktops, MACs and all your small devices. Get it done faster at PC Pitstop, simply call or pop in to your nearest store with your enquiries.  [TIME FOR A CHECKUP] Dust and debris in your computer can cause overheating…which can fry parts…which can result in…

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Why We Think Norton Internet Security is the Best Virus Protection for Everyday Users

Why We Think Norton Internet Security is the Best Virus Protection for Everyday Users

Why We Think Norton Internet Security is the Best Virus Protection for Everyday Users We use and recommend the latest version of Norton Internet Security on a regular basis and it’s the only virus protection software we sell instore. Why? If you’re looking for a traditional security suite, with essential features like antivirus, firewall, antispam,…

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3 Most Useful Facebook Tips for the Discerning User

3 Most Useful Facebook Tips for the Discerning User

3 Most Useful Facebook Tips for the Discerning User Use facebook but want to customise what you see? Try these 3 tips for size…. 1. >>> HOW TO GET RID OF YOUR FACEBOOK NEWS FEED <<< 2. >>> HOW TO HIDE THINGS FROM CERTAIN PEOPLE ON FACEBOOK <<< 3. >>> WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FOLLOWING…

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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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The Best Basics in the Hastings :: PC Pitstop Computer  & iDevice Repairs

The Best Basics in the Hastings :: PC Pitstop Computer & iDevice Repairs

    Smart Device Repairs Dropped or damaged yoursmart device – iPhone, iPador Samsung Device? Most repairs same day!Get a quote >>   |   Learn More >>      Workshop Repairs We locate the issues & determine the best wayto fix them. Most repairscompleted within 24 hours  Get a quote >>   |   Learn More >>      …

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Why You Would Need a Data Transfer or Recovery?

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.…

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PC Pitstop Speciality Lessons

PC Pitstop Speciality Lessons

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…

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The Importance of Backing Up Your Technology

The Importance of Backing Up Backing up is crucial. Backing up at the basic level involves the act of copying all your important files to a separate external device that can easily be taken off site with you each day for security measures in business or easily accessible during an evacuation for home users, keeping…

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