Hard drive space can really fill up quickly; especially if you have a laptop because they tend to come with smaller SSD's. If if you have a desktop most of the time you don't know how it filled up so fast or what is in there, taking up your gigabytes.
Once you get your new system, if you miss the window of opportunity to 'auto activate' your Windows 10 operating system, this article will help you when manually activate your OS or if you are having problems when entering your product key.
This video will show you how to temporarily install a new primary Samsung or Intel SSD to then clone over the data from your current primary drive and replace it.
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.
This article discusses the recent problems with Microsoft more or less forcing Windows 10 upgrades.
We have seen a few problems with Sleep Mode and Hibernation in Windows 10, so I wanted to write this article to explain how to turn either of them off in case you would rather not use them.
This article covers taking ownership of a file and changing the permissions so that you can modify, delete, or move the file. It includes a video showing the process for this.
This guide shows how to replace the optical drive dust cover on the Silverstone SG10 Chassis.
From time-to-time, we hear of customers running into issues getting sound to play through devices attached to their systems. These issues can present themselves when you first unbox your Puget System or can occur later on down the road. Here are some suggestions for resolving your sound issues.
This guide shows how to update your system BIOS. It's specifically written for the Asus motherboards Puget Systems uses, though it should apply well to most Asrock boards.
This guide discusses how to save the System Event Viewer log in Windows 7 and Windows 10 for use in troubleshooting.
This article covers the process of installing Windows. It's specifically targeting Windows 10, but also covers installation for Windows 7 and 8, as they use the same installer.
This article explains what Microsoft Edge is and shows how to switch to Internet Explorer if you prefer it.
Here at Puget Systems, there has been a lot of talk about the free Windows 10 upgrade process available to users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. But if you are going to be sticking with your existing Windows installation, this will help you to disable the notifications and pop ups and try to prevent the upgrade.
Here you are, Windows 10 bound and excited for your new OS. Suddenly, you're greeted with... Nothing? This is a fairly common occurrence on computers that have taken the complimentary upgrade.
This article describes how to fix an issue with programs starting minimized in a newly upgraded copy of Windows 10.
A short support guide on how to clone your drive to a new Samsung SSD using the free Samsung Data Migration Software. Useful for folks wanting to upgrade from a hard drive to a SSD, or for those with a small SSD who want to move to a larger one.
Our customers have had some questions about the recent launch of Windows 10. Here's a few of the more common questions, and our answers.
About once a year or so, you will want to clear out the dust that is in your computer as preventative maintenance to make sure your computer is running properly. Here are some tips for cleaning out the dust in your desktop or laptop.
Here at Puget Systems Support, one question we get asked pretty often is how to reverse the door on the Fractal Define R5. Here is a step by step video showing how to make that change.
This is a video showing you, step by step, how to replace a fully modular power supply
This video will show you how to remove your keyboard as well as accessing the secondary ram slots underneath the keyboard on your Traverse Pro 17in.
A TPM module allows you to encrypt your hard drive with Microsoft Bitlocker. This article shows you how to set up Bitlocker in Windows.
The goal of this guide is to discuss how to install and configure a TPM (Trusted Platform Module) for use with Microsoft's BitLocker functionality. The process is fairly straightforward, but you want to make sure it's done correctly so that your information is secure. BitLocker is a feature which allows for the encryption of the entirety of the data on a drive. It's beneficial in that it ensures only those who have the correct key for the encrypted data are allowed access to it. It is even more secure with the addition of a TPM instead of having to manually insert an unsecured thumb drive or manually enter a key.
It can be tricky getting to the front fans on the Fractal Design Arc MIDI R2. This is an instructional video showing you the step by step guide for adding or removing a front case fan.