This is a guide for safely formatting an old Windows boot drive and using it in a new Windows system as a secondary/tirtiary drive.
Master Boot Record (MBR) disks utilize the Legacy/BIOS partition table while GUID Partition Table (GPT) disks use Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI). This guide will help you convert from MBR to GPT.
If you intend to switch your drives from MBR to GPT you will likely also need to adjust your BIOS from Legacy to UEFI. This article will walk you through the basic steps including checking to determine if your system is currently in UEFI mode or not.
Microsoft has introduced a policy that allows you to remove the device without using the 'Safely Remove Hardware' process, as long as you're not writing data to it.
If your system won't boot, a Puget Systems Support Technician may ask that you boot into the Puget Tools USB which provides access to a litany of powerful tools to diagnose your system.
The newest Windows update is significantly impacting performance and reliability. Here’s what is happening and what we recommend.
Microsoft releases fixes and patches each Tuesday and 2/11/2020 was no exception. We will discuss some of what we think are the most useful fixes of the 99 are.
If you are experiencing issues with your system and are unsure of the cause, an easy way to eliminate software culprits is to perform a Diagnostic startup. Many issues can be traced using the Diagnostic startup, this may be one of the most useful steps when troubleshooting a system.
Have you tried updating Windows 10 and received an error after a restart? This article will guide you through the process of resolving the Windows update error: 0x80246008
This article describes the process of installing and setting up a new clean installation of windows, or an upgrade install from a Pre-made Windows 10 USB key that has been supplied by Microsoft. It also includes information on using the media creation tool for upgrading.
We are aware that many of you have been having issues with your Windows 10 system failing to transition into sleep mode. After a lengthy investigation we have found a solution for those users with a Intel 7260 Wifi card installed.