PC Pitstop Newsletter – January 2012 #2

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Rogue Infection Goes Live
by Steve Hogan

Real people being used to scare you into buying worthless programs.

Make Tech Easier
5 Tools to Monitor Internet Use
by Make Tech Easier

How to monitor internet usage in Windows 7

Cleaning Up a Loaner PC
by Leo Notenboom

How to clean up a computer, after loaning it to the wrong person.

Edit Photos Online

by Chris Pirillo

4 great options if you are willing to pay a small fee (or put up with ads)

Ideal Security Software Boost
by Daves Computer Tips

The best way to augment traditional anti-virus software & enhance security.

Read Kindle Books on PC?
by Dave Tayor

Kindle reading software is available for a wide range of devices including PCs.

“No Hard Disk” XP Install
by Tips4PC

How to resolve the no hard disk error when installing Windows XP.

Create Your Own DVDs Guide
by Burnworld

All you need to know about Burning, Backing Up, & Making DVD’s

Nopa on SOPA

by Enterprise CIO Forum

SOPA has gotten everyone’s attention, including that of CIOs.

windows secrets
Goodbye PC BIOS, hello UEFI
by Woody Leonhard/Windows Secrets

Pushed by Win8, the archaic BIOS gets an enhanced look & capabilities.

Recognize a Facebook Scam
by Windows Observer

Learn to recognize the signs of a bogus Facebook gift card scam.

Who Can Access Your Accounts?
by Techlicious

Letting you see what apps you’ve given permission to…

PC Maintenance That Kills
by Windows Talk

A few things you should NOT do if you want to keep your PC running smoothly.

bob rankin
10 Awesome Chrome Add-Ons
by Bob Rankin

Ten of my favorite Chrome browser addons that are tempting me to switch.

Go Zen with PowerPoint
by PowerPoint Tips

Create cool, Zen-style backgrounds with PowerPoint’s background styles

Print without Footnotes
The WordTips.net

Word normally includes the footnotes whenever you print…

Control Excel Printing
by ExcelTips.net

You can control the order in which Excel prints pages.

tip 1
Quickly Hide Files & Folders
Tip submitted by kburra

WinMend quickly hides files & folders on local partitions….

tip 3
Peruse an email in OE
Tip submitted by Bright boy

Examine suspicious emails in Outlook Express without opening it.

Convert Images w/ Right Click
Tip submitted by bob3160

Sagethumbs allows you to preview numerous image formats.

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