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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?

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

4 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?

Doomsday for XP :: You could be under attack right now!

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Doomsday for XP :: You could be under attack right now! 4 dys until we say Rest in Peace XP. Are you ready for this? “Microsoft first said it was planning to end support for Windows XP in 2007. It has since been warning consumers and businesses an upgrade is necessary to keep their computers from being run Doomsday for XP :: You could be under attack right now!

6 Benefits of Hardware Upgrades to Your Day-to-Day Productivity

Benefits of Hardware Upgrades There is the wide range of hardware available today that will, in most cases, plug in or integrate to your existing system with little or no fuss. Hardware upgrades such as bigger hard drives, more RAM or a better graphics card for example, can be installed to your core system in 6 Benefits of Hardware Upgrades to Your Day-to-Day Productivity

Secure Your Devices :: Advice from Stay Smart Online

How safe is your phone and other devices? ARE YOU DOING THESE? Put a password on your phone and a PIN on your SIM card. Do not rely on the default factory settings. Using a password and PIN will stop thieves getting access to your phone or using the SIM in another phone to make Secure Your Devices :: Advice from Stay Smart Online

Happy New Year – We’re OPEN! Beat the Crowds and SHOP TODAY

It’s 2014 and our doors are open for business today from 9am – 5pm. So if this happened…. Or you’re feeling like this….   It’s good to know help is at hand! #02 65 841 551  ::      sales@pcpitstop.com.au  ::  www.pcpitstop.com.au/blog   And if you’re Christmas score from Santa is burning a hole in Happy New Year – We’re OPEN! Beat the Crowds and SHOP TODAY

What can we buy our company for Christmas? INVEST NOW & SAVE

Take advantage of the instant asset tax write-off (Written by David Markus for SMART COMPANY) We have until January 1 to install new PCs, printers, storage systems and servers, update a firewall or invest in a large TV for displaying charts on the office wall. If your business is turning over less than $2 million What can we buy our company for Christmas? INVEST NOW & SAVE

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