viruses and scams

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?

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

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

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

5 Fun Reasons to Follow PC Pitstop Australia!

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[FOLLOWING SOME COMPANIES ON SOCIAL MEDIA CAN BE A REAL BORE] X DON’T LIE TO ME – No-one wants to get blasted with ‘latest-special-once-in-a-lifetime-deals’ that was also plastered all over that companies facebook page the week before. X DON’T SPAM ME – An inbox full of requests to join this, add that, buy this and 5 Fun Reasons to Follow PC Pitstop Australia!

Cats & Computers…You’ve Gotta Laugh!

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Our best picks from the myriad of Cats and Computers pics!            

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