Microsoft announced Windows 11 at an event on June 24th, this article will cover some of the new features being introduced. A developer version of Windows 11 is currently installed on a VM and we are testing, learning, and taking pictures.
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Preparing For Windows 11
The announcement of Windows 11 has resulted in many Windows 10 owners wanting to proactively ready their system to upgrade to Windows 11 when it is released. Some of the requirements are still subject to change but there has been enough information made public on how to prepare. This article will provide a short list on how you can prepare your system for the new operating system update later this year.
Guide of how to download, create bootable USB and run Memtest – also including instructions for running Windows Memory Diagnostic
Trouble Activating Microsoft Office? There is a Solution!
When we send a system out pre-loaded with Microsoft Office, chances are it is already activated but in the rare occurrence that you are having troubles, check out this article for detailed solutions.
How To Select The Right Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) For Your Computer
An uninterruptible power supply, also called a UPS system or UPS battery backup, protects connected equipment from power problems and provides battery backup power during electrical outages. This article explains the differences between UPS models and aims to help users select the right UPS for their computer system.
How to disable Sleep Mode or Hibernation
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.
Asus C621E Sage Dual Xeon Motherboard Has Lost PTT Support
A few XEON boards have been patched and no longer provide the PTT option previously available. With Windows 11 requiring a security device, this has complicated things.
TRS and TRRS, oh and TRRRS
Explanation of microphone/headphone technology. The letter T stands for Tip, and the R stands for Ring (like a ring on your finger, not like ringing the telephone).
What is Pagefile, and how to adjust it
Pagefile or Virtual Memory is a critical part of Windows. This article will explain why along with how to adjust if you encounter errors or issues
Cables: Active or Passive, Which is Best
We hear the terms ‘active’ and ‘passive’ attributed to cables and equipment all the time. But what does it mean? Which one is better? Which one do you really need? We clarify the difference and explain how to choose between them.
Linux Live Environment
Puget provides a Tools USB with a plethora of tools preinstalled. One of the most useful is the Linux Live Environment so if you’re wondering how to access or use it, check this out!
An Introduction to Servers
If you are new to servers there are a few things you are going to want to be aware of and consider. A server isn’t just your stander PC. In this article, we are going to go over the difference between Desktops and Rackmounts, Why servers are so loud, and the different Server Operating systems.
Samsung Magician’s Hot SSDs Aren’t Actually All That Hot
SSDs are reporting as overheating in Samsung Magician, is it real or is it make believe.
Basics of Network Troubleshooting
This article will guide you through our recommendations for troubleshooting network issues.
Intel i225-V and Z490 Chipset – Network Connection Issues
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The Basics of BitLocker Drive Encryption
BitLocker Drive Encryption is a data protection feature integrated into Windows and provides excellent protection for your data. This article will guide you through encrypting your devices without a TPM.