PC Pitstop Newsletter – April 2010 #2

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Guest Columnists


Extreme PC Makeover #4

by The Pit Crew

A tale of a father, his 11 year old daughter and their screwed up computer.


IE6…Are You Kidding Me?

by Bill Pytlovany

The risks of Internet Explorer 6 are too great to ignore any longer.


The Secret Origins of Windows

by Harry McCracken

A Microsoft insider’s look at the birth of the Windows operating system.


Keep Info on Shared PC Private

by Leo Notenboom

If you have to share a computer…these tips will help you maintain your privacy.


Ask the Pros-Enable Single Click

by Steve Hogan

Double clicking can get tiresome, so enable single-click in Windows 7.


10 Unusually Useful Sites

by Steve Bass

Steve offers a stack of sites that will make your life easier.


Windows 7 Gadgets

by Chris Pirillo

Chris responds to a Windows 7 question from the PC Pitstop community.


Passing on the iPad

by John Dodge

Why the iPad isn’t worth the hype. USB support anyone?

Tech Tips


Firefox URL Fixer

by Tekzilla

Typos too often? This Firefox add on fixes mistakes in your URLs automatically.


Bootable Flash Drive

If your CD/DVD drives are unreliable use this tip from Jwh1o1 to install Windows via flash drive.


Free Resume Samples

Download free resume templates that will impress your future employer. Thanks to rosangela_1957.


Run IE8 Without AddOns

Too many add ons can cause IE to crash. Keep it simple with this tip from thehulk18.

PC Pitstop Research


Updated: Top 25 Best Loved PCs

Check out the recently updated index of the Top 25 Netbook, laptop, desktop, and custom builds.


New Look: Drivers Library

The latest and greatest drivers are presented to you in an All New, easier to navigate – layout.


Process Library

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