Will PCs Ever Be Bug Free?
Internet Thugs Enforce Copyright
Malware with your Easter Cards
Fixing a Windows 7 Blue Screen
Make the Most of Win 7 Libraries
A Better Way to Make Free Calls
Tip 1 – Install Win 7 from a Flash Drive
Tip 2 – Add Your Fav Software At Once
Tip 3 – Open Source Presentation Option
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By Leo Notenboom
It’s not uncommon for folks to ask why computer systems seem as fragile and as vulnerable as they so often do. It’s a legitimate question.
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*PC Matic–Even More Powerful
10 “Do these first” Win7 Tweaks
Another Facebook Scam to Avoid
Before You Buy More Memory…
Online Backup Not for Everyone
Is Windows 7 More Reliable?
Great Wastes of Time
Why Use the Chrome Browser?
CES Wows and Duds
Tip 1 – Add The Run Box to Win 7
Tip 2 – The Missing Recycle Bin…
Tip 3 – Defrag As Admin Speeds Boot
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Microsoft has ended support for the long time king of Windows operating systems, Windows XP SP2. It’s a simple thing, says Microsoft, just upgrade to Windows 7.
Today marks the end of security updates for Windows XP SP2 as Microsoft pushes users to Windows 7. Funny but there’s not so much as a mention of that plague known as Windows Vista.
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Micron Technology is going AllOut. Double your computing speed. ETA First Quarter 2010.
Check out the amazing benchmarks and videos inside to really get your juices flowing. It’s going to be big and I can’t wait to be one of the first taking advantage of it.
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So, have you heard anything about Google’s Chrome Operating System being released next week?
It’s open source. It’s free. It’s going to have limited drivers available. It has fewer partners than expected. It’s supposed to be quick and lean, designed for today’s computing. First commercial availability will be on netbooks
I hope it’s as innovative and exciting as Google want’s it to be but, somewhere in the back of my mind I worry about The Cost of Free.
Grab some speculation here.
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Replay now available of today’s Microsoft’s Windows 7 Launch Event in New York City. Coverage provided by our good friend Bill Pytlovany – LIVE on the scene, with additional commentary by PC Pitstop’s Pit Crew.
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KILL THEM DEAD, NOW!
Removing today’s Trojans and Virus threats can be a tedious process. There’s not time for making mistakes or using the wrong tools and proceedures. When it’s all said and done the steps below are a must to be free of these system clogging pests.
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Google announced their intent to build a new operating system with design based on the shape of computing today. Noting that today’s browsers run on operating systems that began before there even was a web, Google says it is set to “rethink what operating systems should be.”
What does Google Promise?
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By Harry McCracken
Was it really fewer than five years ago that Firefox 1.0 debuted? Its arrival ended the dismal period in which only one browserâ€“Microsoftâ€™s mediocre Internet Explorerâ€“seemed to be viable. With Firefox, Mozilla proved that millions of people were itching to adopt a better browser. And today, we find ourselves with multiple better browsers: Not just Firefox, but also Googleâ€™s minimalist Chrome, Appleâ€™s flashy Safari, the ever-inventive Opera, the highly social Flock, and even the no-longer-calcifying Internet Explorer 8.
All of which means that Firefox 3.5â€“which Mozilla plans to formally release todayâ€“is no longer a shoo-in for the distinction of being the favorite browser of browser fans.
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Windows 7 RC 1 is available for download today. CLICK HERE to download Windows 7 RC1.
Want to become a member of TechNet ? You will find information and a link for registering. The release candidate is available in 32 bit, 64 bit and multiple languages.
This is the Ultimate version and is due to “expire on June 1, 2010, and the bi-hourly shutdowns will begin on March 1, 2010“. I’m still unsure how the bi-hourly shutdown works, but whether twice hourly or once every two hours, I’m sure it will be irritating enough to push those of us using the OS to buy or drop back. As much as I’ve enjoyed the Windows 7 betas, I’m sure I’ll be buying and moving up.
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Ask the Pros – Free Security
Introducing Chris Pirillo
Bits from Bill: Conflicker April Fool’s Doom
TechBite: 6 Handy Web Tools
Technologizer: IE8 Web Slices
Chris Pirillo Video: How to Open Mysterious Files
March Madness Contest Standings
Tip #2: Shortcuts to online services
PC Pitstop Driver Library
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Six months ago, if you had asked me â€œwhich is the bigger problem, viruses or spywareâ€, I would have said spyware. That is the exact time you should have given me a swift kick to my chair shaped rear
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Mozillaâ€™s download day was a huge record breaking success. What I want to know is, why I never use it? Whatâ€™s keeping me from feeling the warm and fuzzys that everyone else feels?
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Just when I was becoming accustomed to using spyware removal tools and running the occasional Pitstop virus scan (few people keep their antivirus current these days), something new comes along.
Have you ever wondered why your machine seems like it’s operating in mud or is just ignoring you? Well that’s probably because it’s operating just fine for someone else. Yep, we’re talking Botnets. Botnets are using your CPU, draining your memory, just waiting to be told what to do by someone making money from your investment. You don’t mind do you?
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PC Pitstop is proud to announce the launch of an important new reference point for all PC users. The PC Pitstop Process Library is free to all users and provides a detailed online database of the processes that should and should not be running on your PC.
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