As a PC user, you may have some questions on if you should always have the newest version of your graphics card installed. What are some reasons why you would want to update your driver? What are the benefits of doing so? What are the concerns if they aren't updated?
A quick, easy guide to formatting a drive that will work in both operating systems.
Windows 10 is by far the most invasive operating system that Microsoft has created to date. Between data-tracking tidbits and forced tethering to Microsoft's online services, Windows 10 is almost always looking over your digital shoulder. This can be a daunting thought and one that does not sit well with most end-users and rightfully so!
Windows System Restore is usually enabled by default, but sometimes it is not - or has been turned off by a user. In this article I will show you how to enable Windows System Restore, create a restore point, and how to use that restore point.
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.
Now that Microsoft has ended the ability to upgrade to windows 10 for free, what options do we have left? Users can purchase the software through many different portals, and many different media types. This article explains the different types, locations and installations of these installs, as well as alternative installation procedures
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.