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Log4j, Should You Be Worried?

Written on December 23, 2021 by Chad Warmenhoven

On Dec. 9, word of a newly discovered computer bug in a hugely popular piece of computer code started rippling around the cybersecurity community. This article will break down what it is and what steps you should take to make sure you're safe.


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An Introduction to VPNs (Virtual Private Networks)

Written on April 6, 2021 by Chad Warmenhoven

A VPN (virtual private network) is becoming the go-to solution for people all around the world. While the subject may seem confusing, we break it down in simpler terms and help provide some solutions that might work well for you!


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Intel i225-V and Z490 Chipset - Network Connection Issues

Written on November 20, 2020 by Chad Warmenhoven

Intel has a problem with it's I225 ethernet controller introduced at the end of 2019. As Windows updates trickle through, a number of users are reporting connectivity problems on certain hardware.


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Optimal Settings for Your Home Network

Written on November 19, 2020 by Chad Warmenhoven

This article covers some best practices for setting up your network devices for optimal performance.


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VirtualBox 2 - Installing VirtualBox

Written on November 6, 2020 by Chad Warmenhoven

Oracle VM VirtualBox comes in many different packages, and installation depends on your host OS. We will cover Windows 10 installation in this article.


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VirtualBox 3 - Creating Virtual Machines

Written on November 6, 2020 by Chad Warmenhoven

There are a litany of options to choose from during the VM creation process but for our first VM we will keep it simple.


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VirtualBox 4 - Using Snapshots

Written on November 6, 2020 by Chad Warmenhoven

Snapshots are a powerful and easy to use feature that allows you to save a VM in it's current state. In this article we will discuss how to create and restore a snapshot.


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Basics of Network Troubleshooting

Written on May 1, 2020 by Chad Warmenhoven

This article will guide you through our recommendations for troubleshooting network issues.


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How to Enable Network Discovery and Configure Sharing Options in Windows 10

Written on February 13, 2020 by Chad Warmenhoven

Network Discovery in the Windows operating system is a network setting. In this setting you can set whether or not other computers on the network can communicate with connected devices and systems.. If Network Discovery is enabled, sharing files and printers over a network becomes easier.


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Reduce Downtime With These Backup Components

Written on February 7, 2020 by Chad Warmenhoven

Basic guide to what backup parts you could have on hand in case of failure.


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Sharing Files Between Windows 7 and Windows 10

Written on August 28, 2019 by Chad Warmenhoven

Windows 10 HomeGroup is gone, for good. Which means we need to find an alternative. In this article we will guide you through sharing files, printers and other resources with local network users.


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HomeGroup Is No Longer Part of Windows 10

Written on May 2, 2018 by Geno Rosario

Windows Update 1803 launched this week, and one specific change may catch some users off-guard.


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Windows 10 Sleep Cycle Freezing With Intel 7260 Installed

Written on June 3, 2016 by Richard Harmon

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.


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Attaching a Wifi Antenna

Written on February 27, 2014 by Brett Nordquist

At Puget Systems we offer a number of motherboards, some of which include wireless networking capabilities. This is often referred to as 802.11 A/B/G/N or AC.


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Sharing Made Easy With Windows HomeGroup

Written on August 12, 2013 by Brett Nordquist

Networking two more more PCs can be one of the most frustrating tasks of ownership. For years, many users emailed documents back and forth to themselves because getting to computers networked together was so cumbersome. Microsoft must have been listening to frustrated customers because they released a nifty feature called HomeGroup that allows a group of PC connected to a home network to share pictures, videos, documents, music and printers with other people in your HomeGroup.


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Puget B550i Component Replacement Guide

Written on April 17, 2013 by Matt Bach

This guide gives step-by-step instructions for removing and installing various components into the Puget B550i laptop. This also applies to the Sager NP2252 as well as the Pro-Star/Clevo W25AEU.


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Puget V752i/V552i Component Replacement Guide

Written on April 12, 2013 by Matt Bach

This guide gives step-by-step instructions for removing and installing various components into the Puget V752i and V552i laptop. This also applies to the Sager NP6350 and NP6370 as well as the Pro-Star/Clevo W350ETQ and W370ET.