About PC Pitstop

About PC Pitstop

Company Background

Hello and welcome to PC Pitstop. PC Pitstop was founded in November 1999 by Rob Cheng and Dave Methvin with the sole purpose of creating a better way to diagnose common computer problems. Prior to creating PC Pitstop, Rob Cheng was a Senior Vice President at Gateway Computers responsible for Gateway's Consumer business worldwide including profit and loss responsibility.

The company has evolved into a major security software publisher in the United States, UK and Japan. PC Pitstop makes PC Matic, PC Matic MSP, PC Matic Pro, Optimize and PC Magnum.

PC Pitstop is a private company incorporated as an LLC. Rob Cheng, founder and CEO, is the only investor in the firm.

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PC Pitstop Timeline

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  • 1999

    PC Pitstop is born!

    PC Pitstop is founded by Rob Cheng and Dave Methvin with the sole purpose of creating a better way to diagnose computer problems.

  • 2002

    Internet Bubble Popped - Now What?!

    PC Pitstop enters into a strategic relationship with PC World. PC Pitstop also begins reselling a small anti spyware company called Pest Patrol.

  • 2004

    PC Pitstop Introduces Optimize...

    This was a key achievement since not only were we able to detect common PC problems, but now we could offer the solution as well. Optimize was a run away hit, and its success led to a succession of new products.

  • 2006

    Erase (Privacy) & Exterminate (Security)

    PC Pitstop introduces Erase (Privacy) and Exterminate (Security) to the market.

  • 2007

    Disk MD & Driver Alert

    Driver AlertPC Pitstop introduces Disk MD (Disk Performance) and Driver Alert (Driver Maintenance) to the market.

  • 2009

    PC MATIC is born!

    In 2009, we introduced the industry's most comprehensive PC maintenance and security product, PC Matic. PC Matic is a consolidation of all of our technologies into one product. It has all been rewritten as an integrated application that fully embraces the concepts of cloud computing.PC Matic

  • 2010

    Download Accelerator

    PC Pitstop releases Download Accelerator to improve the performance of user's PCs.

  • 2011

    SuperShield Protection

    PC Pitstop launches SuperShield

  • 2013

    PC Matic for Business & MSPs

    With the success of PC Matic for consumers, PC Pitstop realized that businesses too could take advantage of the security and performance benefits offered by PC Matic, so PC Matic PRO & PC Matic MSP was launched.

Made in America

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Virtual Company

PC Pitstop is a virtual company and all of our employees work from their residences. We have employees in South Carolina, Maryland, Iowa, South Dakota, California, Florida, Virginia and Nebraska. We are very proud of the fact that we do not outsource any of our support or development.

The Pit Crew

One great advantage of being a company with 100% remote employees is that we are able to attract the highest-quality applicants that thrive in a nontraditional work environment. All over America, each of our team members work in the comfort of their own homes, and we couldn’t be happier with the results.