September 2008 Newsletter

PC Pitstop Newsletter

This Month


OverDrive 3D Benchmark

Test your PC’s 3D capabilities with our new 3d benchmark test! Yet another way to see where your system ranks.


Virus Wars I

Once upon a time, viruses were feared across the galaxy. Are we forgetting that threat at our own peril?


IE 8 Rains on Firefox Parade

…and Chrome Spikes the Punch. Steve reports in from the frontlines of the browser wars.

Free Performance Scan

Secrets to a Faster PC Revealed

Discover the secrets to keeping your PC running at peak performance – with a Free Optimize 2.0 scan.


PC Pitstop

Bits From Bill


What’s Wrong with Toolbars

Miss that pre-checked box when installing new software and you may get more than you expected.


Google Enters Browser War

Chrome, Google’s surprise first salvo in the browser wars – steals the headlines and creates a stir.

Free Scans

Driver Alert

Driver Alert

PC Update

Improve system functionality & stability.

Free Spyware Scan



Stop Spyware from slowing your PC.

Disk Health

Disk MD

Drive Refresh

Keep your Hard Drives working at full speed!

Personal Data Profiler


PC Profiler

Learn what others may discover about you!

Win Patrol Free Trial


PC Watchdog

Who is watching your PC’s front door?

Full Test


PC Checkup

Most complete
PC analysis available.

PC Trends


Malware Survey Results

The results of our Malware Survey are in. How are other Pitstoppers protecting their PCs?


Median Memory Exceeds 1GB

  • Women Forget More than Men
  • Business & Home Tied in Memory Race
  • Desktop Holds Edge Over Portables

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    Online Backup Survey

    Online backup services are a simple way to store your data offsite and at minimal cost. Should you use one?


    You could win $100 for participating in our current surveys!
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    Tech Tips


    Browser Keyboard Shortcuts

    Save time and Speed up your online browsing by learning a few choice shortcuts. Thanks Simonsells91.


    XP Home Security Tab

    Follow these instructions to gain security control in XP Home similar to XP Pro. Thanks Kniht.


    Tip for Encoding With Nero 8

    Take advantage of multicore encoding in Nero and speed up your burning with this tip from el kido!


    $100 goes to the best tips each month.

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    1 thought on “September 2008 Newsletter”

    1. Sure would like to read some comments here from the people who run this site explaining why the free software they offer for download and the software they are selling is loaded with spyware and tracking cookies.

      [Note from Administrator: Sure would like to know where you got such erroneous information. There is no spyware or tracking cookies in any of our downloads. ]

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