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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 computers for a whole range of different tasks and activities, there isn’t one single reason that pinpoints why this happens.

The thing is, when you first get a new computer and boot it up it works lightning fast. That’s because it doesn’t have anything on it except the bare bones operating system. 

Regardless of whether you have a PC or Mac, over time as you download files, install software, add printers and surf the Internet etc, your computer gets bloated with files that hog system resources.

In addition, there are many other things that contribute to a slowdown. Here is the most common issues we find:

1. Hard Drive Corruption

The hard drive is the electronic equivalent of the old office filing cabinet. It's really is an amazing piece of technology that has helped propelled our world forward into the information age. A typical computer can hold anywhere from 150,000 - 300,000 high quality photographs or over a million documents or books.

All of this information is tightly packed ingeniously onto a disk and into a tiny enclosure, which looks suprisingly similar to that of the old record player. The information is stored in magnetic form on top of the disk and this is where the complexity starts to become its own undoing.

The problem is, corruption can occur from power surges (power spikes), brown outs (power dips), static electricity (from carpet, clothes and other fabrics), solar flares, cosmic radiation, vibration, bumps, knocks, computer viruses, software errors and even the layer on the magnetic disk changing over time.

 

2. RAM

Not having enough RAM is like not having a big enough table to work on. You can only have so many items on the table before it get clutted and full. The computer does its best to keep going without crashing - moving things around - but to do so - it slows down even further. Solution - the more RAM the better! RAM is cheap these days and the more you got - the more the computer will be able to use as a super fast temporary storage place.

 3. Spyware, Viruses and Unnecessary Software

These programs all need attention - they run in the background and all want to steal a little bit of time from the CPU/Processor (Think information pump).
This all stacks on top of each other and adds up very quickly. Typically we remove 500+ pieces of spyware and virus related programs on EVERY computer we service (our record is over 20,000!). PC Pitstop have an award winning and unique 5 stage process that removes all spyware, viruses and nasties that even the best AntiVirus protection leaves behind.

4. System and Software Updates

If you are updating your software regularly, this will take up space and more system resources - contributing to the slow down even further. Interestingly enough, if you were to wipe the computer in year 3 and put all the original software back on - it would be as fast as the day you brought it. However this is not exactly secure or feasible way to run your computer. Updates are mostly security and bug fixes that go a long way to protect your computer.

 

5. Mechanical Hard Drives Slow Down With Age

If you have a standard hard drive (not SSD) your hard drive will slow down and fail over time. Being mechanical - this is the nature of their design and cannot be avoided without upgrading to a Solid State Hard Drive (SSD). Solid state hard drives are reasonably new and more expensive than their mechanical counterparts but wow - they work really really fast. I MEAN REALLY REALLY REALLY FAST. For the single most impressive upgrade you can do for your computer - get a SSD Hard Drive. You will love the difference and never look back.

Now I have painted a picture of why computers slow down - how do you fix a slow computer?

Easy - just like your car goes in for a 10,000Km service - your computer also needs regular tuning up as well. For power users and businesses - minimum every 6 months and for the rest of us - every 12 months. This is what the big department stores will not and do not want to tell you. It is in their best interest for you to get annoyed with your computer to the point of frustration within 18 months - that you go out and buy another one.

 

A tuneup finds and fixes problems, spots bigger problems (before they occur and cost you more time and money), removes virus and spyware infections, scans and repairs your hard disk, installs necessary security updates and is also a perfect time for you to engage a PC Pitstop Trained Technician to ask any questions that have been niggeling at you or to fix other issues that you have been putting off.

Your computer is an investment - and for most of us - a very important tool we use every day. It pays to be proactive with your investments - instead of waiting for the day when everything grinds to a halt and you have lost some or all of your important data. Unfortunately we still see this every day.

SO - drop in and book in for your routine computer tuneup at PC Pitstop - 10 Bellbowrie Street Port Macquarie - 02 65 841551.

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Just experienced a computer catastrophy and had your computer wiped and reinstalled?! 

  •           You may notice little things that are different to the way you have had them before - This is because Windows had learnt the way you did things and remembered these settings.
  •      You may need to reinstall any programs and devices (e.g. printers, Office, Photoshop etc.) that you have previously used if you advised your technician not to do so for you. Use your original CDs for programs or use the manufacturer’s website downloads for printers (e.g. HP, Canon etc.).

 

Documents and Data Policy - While every care is taken to protect your documents, pictures, music etc, in some cases this is not always possible due to certain conditions.

Professionally, while we take every care and technological measure to protect and recover your data, PC Pitstop cannot accept responsibility for any consequential data or financial loss through the loss of any data, through any fault whatsoever.

Unfortunately, during a Windows rebuild, these little personal touches may disappear until your computer picks up the way you do things again.

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Calling all those with cracked phone screens, smashed tablets, dead iphone batteries and any other smart device annoyance! Stop putting up with it and risking greater damage to you and the phone and get in to PC Pitstop today pronto!

Tristan our star iphone, galaxy, ipad, tablet and other small device repairer is back from holidays and ready to rock. Keep him busy!

First in, First Served! On duty 9-5 weekdays.

Most repairs completed same day if dropped in before 2pm and parts available.

 

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Computer Upgrading vs Repairing vs Buying New

With entry-level PCs selling for less than $500 and fully equipped mainstream PCs selling for $1,200, you might wonder if it's even worthwhile to repair or upgrade your old system. After all, a new system comes with a warranty, all new software, and shiny new parts. The problem is and we'll try to put this politely a cheap new system is just that. Cheap. Year after year, consumer-grade, mass-market PCs are cost-reduced more and more. That shiny new cheap system comes with a cheap, unreliable motherboard; a small, slow hard drive; barely adequate memory; a marginal power supply; and so on. TANSTAAFL: There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch.

Is it impossible, then, to buy a good system, manufactured with high-quality components? Of course not, but don't expect to get it at a bargain price. Business-grade systems from name-brand vendors and systems targeted at gamers and other enthusiasts use high-quality components, but those systems are priced 50% to 200% higher than consumer-grade, mass-market systems. If you compare apples to apples, you'll often find that it's cheaper overall to repair or upgrade your current system than to buy an equivalent new system.

There are other good reasons to repair or upgrade your PC rather than replace it:

More choice

When you buy a PC, you get a cookie-cutter computer. You can choose such options as a larger hard drive, more memory, or a better monitor, but basically you get what the vendor decides to give you. If you want something that few people ask for, like a better power supply or quieter cooling fans or a motherboard with more features, you're out of luck. Those options aren't available.

And what you get is a matter of chance. High-volume direct vendors like Gateway and Dell often use multiple sources for components. Two supposedly identical systems ordered the same day might contain significantly different components, including such important variations as different motherboards or monitors with the same model number but made by different manufacturers. When you upgrade your PC yourself, you decide exactly what goes into it.

Optimum configuration

One of the best things about upgrading your own PC is that you can focus on what is important to you and ignore what isn't. Off-the-shelf commercial PCs are by nature jacks of all trades and masters of none. System vendors have to strike a happy medium that is adequate, if not optimum, for the mythical "average" user. Want to store your entire DVD collection on your computer? You can upgrade your system to a terabyte (1,000 GB) or more of hard disk space. Want your system to be almost silent? You can choose upgrade components with that in mind, and end up with a system that's nearly inaudible even in a quiet room. When you upgrade your existing system, you choose where to focus your efforts; when you buy a PC, you get what's being offered.

Better component quality

Most computer vendors cut costs by using cheaper OEM (original equipment manufacturer) versions of popular components if they're "visible" and no-name components if they're not. By "visible," we mean a component that people might seek out by brand name even in a pre-built PC, such as an ATI or NVIDIA video adapter. Invisible components are ones that buyers seldom ask about or notice, such as motherboards, optical and hard drives, power supplies, and so on.

OEM components may be identical to retail models, differing only in packaging. But even if the parts are the same, there are often significant differences. Component vendors usually do not support OEM versions directly, for example, instead referring you to the system vendor. If that system vendor goes out of business, you're out of luck, because the component maker provides no warranty to end users. Even if the maker does support OEM products, the warranty is usually much shorter on OEM parts often as little as 30 to 90 days. The products themselves may also differ significantly between OEM and retail-boxed versions. Major PC vendors often use downgraded versions of popular products; for example, an OEM video adapter that has the same or a very similar name as the retail-boxed product, but runs at a lower clock rate than the retail version. This allows PC makers to pay less for components and still gain the cachet from using the name-brand product.

It's worse when it comes to "invisible" components. We've popped the lid on scores of consumer-grade PCs over the years, and it never ceases to surprise us just how cheaply they're built. Not a one of them had a power supply that we'd even consider using in one of our own systems, for example. They're packed with no-name motherboards, generic memory, the cheapest optical drives available, and so on. Even the cables are often shoddy. After all, why pay a buck more for a decent cable? In terms of reliability, we consider a consumer-grade PC a disaster waiting to happen.

Warranty

The retail-boxed components you'll use for your own PC include full manufacturer warranties that typically last for one to five years or more, depending on the component. PC makers use OEM components that often include no manufacturer warranty to the end user. If something breaks, you're at the mercy of the PC maker to repair or replace it. We've heard from readers who bought PCs from makers who went out of business shortly thereafter. When a hard drive or video card failed six months later, they contacted the maker of the item, only to find that they had OEM components that were not under manufacturer warranty.

Fewer problems

When you repair or upgrade your own computer, you know exactly what you put into it, and you're in a much better position to resolve any problems that may occur. If you buy a cheap computer, you're likely to have many problems with it, and you'll end up spending hours on hold or talking to someone abroad with an impenetrable accent. And, at the end of it all, they'll probably insist that you install the replacement parts yourself anyway.

Environmental friendliness

There is growing concern among many people about the millions of PCs that are discarded every year. By repairing or upgrading your current system to extend its life, you minimize the burden on the environment.

Before you decide whether to repair or upgrade your current system or to replace it, first weigh all of the costs and all of the advantages and disadvantages.

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Windows-XP-End

Avoid Virsues from End of XP Support :: Upgrade Now!

"On April 8 2014, almost thirteen years after it was first released, Windows  XP will finally breathe its last breath and die — officially, anyway. From that date, Microsoft will no longer support the inveterate Operating System, meaning instability bugs and security vulnerabilities will go forever unpatched.

With Windows XP’s desktop market share still around 30%, and many enterprises still months or years away from upgrading to Windows 7/8, these unsupported and insecure machines represent a serious risk to the health and security of the internet and other high-tech infrastructure. If just a single vulnerability is found after April 8, it will never be fixed. There’s no telling what damage cybercriminals might sow with such an exploit.

It’s important to note that the Windows XP EOL/EOS (end of life/end of support) has been a long time coming. We’ve known since June 2008 that Microsoft would withdraw paid assisted support, security updates, and non-security hotfixes for Windows XP on April 2014. There will also be no further updates to online technical documentation. While this is obviously an issue from a security perspective, the larger issue is compliance — if you manage personal data (which is basically every big company), there are industry and federal security regulations (PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, etc.) that you need to comply with. Using a non-supported operating system, and thus dangerously exposing your client database to hackers, is a compliance no-no."
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If you answer yes to any of the following questions, give us a call on 65 841 551, and as each situation has different variables we'll assess each accordingly and get your SORTED!:

Arrow-Right-iconDo you run any specialised software or hardware that only runs on XP?

Arrow-Right-iconDo you run software that needs a 32Bit operating system?

Arrow-Right-iconDo you run a business and share files or printers between any Windows XP based computers?

Arrow-Right-iconDo you run a business with new versions of Windows and Windows XP?

Arrow-Right-iconAre you confused about what operating system is best for you?

POINTS TO NOTE:

- Unfortunately, going from Windows XP to Windows 7 and above is not just a simple upgrade. There are just too many differences between the versions of Windows.

- A full migration of all your information needs to take place and you may need to purchase newer versions of software to compliment your computer (i.e Microsoft Office). All you programs and settings will be lost in the migration and will have to be setup manually again. It is a big job, but something the team here at PC Pitstop do every day. Our team are well equipped and will plan and work through with you to make the migration as smooth as possible.

- Your printer or a piece of hardware may also be too old to run the newer version of Windows and an additional investment may need to be made there too. We must assess each situation on a case-by-case basis.

- Additionally, our team can even come to your premises and spend the time to set everything up just the way you like it. We also go as far as offering one on one lessons to help you feel comfortable with your new system. ($85/hour instore, $99/hour at your premises)

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Benefits of Onsite Service

Onsite computer support is a premium service that gives you access to PC Pitstop Trained Technicians in your home or workplace. Many businesses only discover the real value of onsite computer support after they have experienced a major IT breakdown or disaster. However, more often than not, these IT issues can be prevented or at least minimised through regular servicing, regular maintenance and the right infrastructure and planning in place.

Convenience: In some situations it can be inconvenient or unpractical to disconnect all the cables of your computer and bring it in store for repair. With onsite computer support, a professional can visit you at home or at your workplace, usually within 24hrs of your request.

Better Knowledge of your Systems: Onsite support, especially at business visits, gives PC Pitstop Trained Technicians better access to your entire system – how it is set up, how it works, its inefficiencies and also how the users (the workers) interact with the system. This enables a more complete assessment of the businesses needs and allows for smoother integration, upgrades, and training or maintenance schedules.

Onsite Service is best for the following situations:

  • Installation of a new modem or setting up a wireless router
  • Setting up a home/business network, sharing printers and sharing files
  • Troubleshooting faults that are environment related
  • New computer setup - Help setting everything up, just the way you like it
  • One on one Lessons - at your computer, in your own time
  • Setting up backup systems
  • Fault finding specific internet problems
  • Scheduled maintenance on business servers and workstations

*Pickup and Drop off - For a fee, a trained technician will pickup your machine - take it to the workshop, repair, then deliver it back to you and set it up again.

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Benefits of Hardware Upgrades

There is the wide range of hardware available today that will, in most cases, plug in or integrate to your existing system with little or no fuss. Hardware upgrades such as bigger hard drives, more RAM or a better graphics card for example, can be installed to your core system in lieu of replacing the computer or to facilitate the needs of new software or peripheral equipment.

Hardware Upgrades provide:

  •         Speed and space increase from improved technologies
  •         Productivity gains from faster equipment
  •         Reduced cost of ownership over replacement
  •         Customised solution to fit your needs
  •         Extended service life by replacing ageing components
  •         Access to features not available with your original purchase

Talk to your PC Pitstop Trained Technicians about suggestions for your working requirements, 65 841 551.

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Uncollected Goods

What are Uncollected Goods?

Where goods left for repair or other treatment in the course of business with PC Pitstop, have not been collected for a period of time, or are not paid for, PC Pitstop will make every effort to contact you. We will then follow the procedures set down by the Uncollected Goods Act.

Disposal Procedures and Notification

Customers with uncollected goods remaining will be contacted verbally and or via written notice for up to 6mths before disposal or court order depending on value of item.

Customer Notice

Items not collected within 7 days of notice of completion will incur a $2 a day storage fee additional to the original worked billed.
This fee is to cover storage space of your uncollected items.

*If, at any stage, you are unable to collect goods within 3-7 days of notice for genuine reasons, please contact your nearest PC Pitstop and we will be happy to discuss your options.     

 

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How safe is your phone and other devices?

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ARE YOU DOING THESE?

Put a password on your phone and a PIN on your SIM card.
Do not rely on the default factory settings. Using a password and PIN will stop thieves getting access to your phone or using the SIM in another phone to make calls. All phones have security settings so familiarise yourself with them and turn them on.

Setup your device to automatically lock. If your phone has not been used for a few minutes, it should automatically lock and require a password or PIN to reactivate.

Encrypt your data. Some phones allow you to encrypt your data, sometimes using third-party software. Encryption secures your data if your phone is lost or stolen.

Consider installing security software from a reputable provider. Anti-virus, anti-theft, anti-malware and firewall software is available for some mobile phone operating systems.

Stay with reputable websites and mobile applications (apps). Always keep an eye on your commonly used websites' addresses and make sure you are not redirected or diverted to other websites. When using any financial mobile applications, such as mobile banking, make sure to only use applications supplied by your financial institution.

Be careful when allowing third party unsigned applications to access your personal information. This includes access to your location. Always read permission requests before installing new apps or app upgrades, looking for unusual requests or pleas for money.

Do not click on unsolicited or unexpected links. Even when they appear to be from friends.

Check your phone bill for unusual data charges or premium rate calls. Contact your service provider immediately if you discover any unusual calls or data usage on your bill.

Check for updates to your phone's operating system regularly. Install them as soon as they are available.

Be smart with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. When connecting to the internet using Wi-Fi, try to use an encrypted network that requires a password. Avoid online banking or financial transactions in busy public areas and over unsecured Wi-Fi networks. Ensure that passers-by can't watch what you are typing (known as shoulder-surfing). Turn Bluetooth off when you aren't using it.

Back up your data regularly. Set up your phone so that it backs up your data when you sync it, or back it up to a separate memory card.

If you decide to recycle your phone, make sure you delete all your personal information first. Most phones have an option to reset to factory settings. Remember to remove or wipe any inserted memory cards.

To assist you in case of your mobile theft or loss, ask your provider or manufacturer whether it has services such as mobile tracking and the ability to remotely wipe your information stored on the phone.

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Live outside the Greater Port Macquarie Region and need your iPhone, iPad or other device repaired?
Send it to us, we'll fix it and send it back like new!

HERE'S WHAT DO TO:

1. Call ((02) 65 841 551) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. PC Pitstop with the answers to these Prior Device Repair Questions. This allows us to keep you informed at every step of your repair, ensure all necessary parts are in stock and ready for your items arrival and,most importantly, avoid a Return-Without-Repair. Items receievd without these answers will be placed at the end of the queue and may be further delayed if correct parts are unavialable.

2. Carefully wrap and package your device in a padded mailer like the one below. Send it to: PC Pitstop, Shop 13, 4 Bay St, Port Macquarie, NSW, 2444. Be sure to add your return address on the reverse and we recommend paying a little extra at the post office for insurance and tracking. We accept no responsibility for items lost or further damaged in transit.

3. We'll call you as soon as your parcel arrives, get it fixed and send it back to you - padded, insured and tracked for $10 + $Repair. Now that's easy!

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COMMON COMPUTER REPAIRS, PHONE REPAIRS & PRICES

PC Pitstop repair computers of all makes and models - laptops, desktops, MACs and all your small devices.
Get it done faster at PC Pitstop, simply call or pop in to your nearest store with your enquiries.

Tune Up/Clean Up $90+

Basic Virus Removal $90+ Data Recovery $90+
PC Pitstop will get your computer running back up to speed. Our removal process is thorough! No Bugs go unnoticed. Don't lose precious data with our 99% recovery success rate!
Workshop Assessment $59 Data Transfer $130+ Onsite Support $99+ p/hr

We locate the issues & determine the best way to fix them!

Transferring systems? Keep all your old files! We come to you! Great for home & business setups & more!
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iPhone iPod iPad SMART PHONE REPAIRS & PRICES

If its cracked, its dangerous! Those cracks contain microscopic shards of glass that once enter the skin are nearly impossible to get out. Stop using your cracked iPhone and get it fixed fast by PC Pitstop's Trained Technicians today!

iPhone 3G & 3GS Glass $90 iPhone 3G & 3GS LCD $90
   
iPhone 3G & 3GS Glass & LCD $130 iPhone 4 &4S Glass & Digitizer $179
   
iPhone 4 & 4S Colour Conversion $200 iPhone 5 Digitizer & LCD $250
   
iPod Touch 4th Gen $100 iPad 2,3,4 Digitizer Replacement $250
   
iPad 2,3,4 LCD & Digitizer $320 iPad Mini Digitizer Replacement $250
   
Samsung Galaxy S3 LCD & Digitizer $250 Samsung Galaxy S4 LCD & Digitizer
$350
We also repair iPads & others, please contact us to enquire about other iPod & other gadget repairs.

We also repair iPad screens!

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Live outside the Greater Port Macquarie Region and need your iPhone, iPad or other device repaired? Send it to us, we'll fix it and send it back like new!

HERE'S WHAT DO TO:

1. Call ((02) 65 841 551) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. PC Pitstop with the answers to these Prior Device Repair Questions. This allows us to keep you informed at every step of your repair, ensure all necessary parts are in stock and ready for your items arrival and,most importantly, avoid a Return-Without-Repair. Items receievd without these answers will be placed at the end of the queue and may be further delayed if correct parts are unavialable.

2. Carefully wrap and package your device in a padded mailer like the one below. Send it to: PC Pitstop, Shop 13, 4 Bay St, Port Macquarie, NSW, 2444. Be sure to add your return address on the reverse and we recommend paying a little extra at the post office for insurance and tracking. We accept no responsibility for items lost or further damaged in transit.

3. We'll call you as soon as your parcel arrives, get it fixed and send it back to you - padded, insured and tracked for $10 + $Repair. Now that's easy!

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The pic above might not mean much to the common man.

For a technician, this is BAD.

It shows the record number of ROOTKITS found on a computer we've serviced here at PC Pitstop.

What's a rootkit you ask?

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'Gain control of a computer system without being detected...'

Let's just consider that for a moment....

A rootkits unwanted code is used to gain control over your computer by hiding deep inside your system. Unlike most viruses or worms, it is not directly destructive and its objective is not to spread infection as wide as possible.

What it does do, is provide access to all your folders – both private data and system files – to a remote user who can do whatever he wants with your computer. Every user should be aware of the threat they pose.

Rootkits generally go much deeper than the average virus. They may even infect your BIOS – the part of your computer that’s independent of the Operating System – making them harder to remove. And they are not just Windows-specific, even Linux or Apple machines could be affected.
Rootkits also scarily run at the same privilege levels as most antivirus programs making them that much harder to remove as the computer cannot decide on which program has a greater authority to shut down the other.

You can get a rootkit in some of the same ways you can get a virus:

  • a rootkit may piggyback along with software you thought you trusted.
  • either through shared disks and drives with infected web content.

Once they're in - usually undetected by even the best anti virus programs - they'll liekly let in all their mates (as in the screenshot above!) and give you a nice big headache and interrupt your work or play. Not fun.

So be alert, be smart and best be calling PC Pitstop at first signs of dodgy doings in your computer!

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Check this one out...just had to share!

This is Tristan:

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This is one very damaged (run-over?) iPhone:

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Wouldn't expect to ever get data back of that thing right?

 

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He did!

Most data recoveries take a day or 2 at PC Pitstop. Really, really damaged device recoveries like this one can be sent away like this one and are done in a week with a 99% success rate.

Awesome news for this customer.

Precious family photos SAVED!

Tristan...you're kinda amazing.

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Ok, ok. You're a CHAMPION!  ;)

Come and see him for yourself!

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Cracked your iDevice and totally bummed?

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Don't want to send it back to Apple and wait 10+ days for it's return?

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You need to make a pitstop at PC Pitstop. BUT WHY?

1. PC Pitstop is THE FASTEST! - Most devices repaired within 24hrs.

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2. Reliable QUALITY Parts are GUARENTEED - Used in a clean environment with care, precision and every precaution.

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. You'll deal wiht the BEST Trained Technicians - Who'll give you honest advice, great tips, and keep you updated!

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CALL IN AND TALK TO TRISTAN ABOUT YOUR SMART DEVICE REPAIR OPTIONS TODAY!

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Winning Work: iPhone/iPod/iPad repairs.

Best Tech Tip: "Ask the experts. No question is a silly question except for those not asked. Ask before action sometimes saves so much stress and mess!" 

 

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With access to Australia's leading distributors and supply chains, fully equipped workshops, and up-to-the-minute staff PC Pitstop deliver your computer, iPhone, game console and other IT repairs in next to no time.
What parts we don't have in stock is ordered immediately upon request and usually delivered within 24-48hrs. It's these great relationships with our suppliers that ensures we have a great relationship with you!

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Upgrades
With most computers benefiting from a range of upgrades, it makes sense to expand your investments capabilities or lifespan with an upgrade from PC Pitstop.

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Component Level Repair
With the high rate of turnover of electronic equipment and the less frequent availability of replacement parts, sometimes the only option is to perform a component level repair.
PC Pitstop has you covered with both workshops fully equipped to handle unique and complex repairs.

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