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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.

Using MemTest86

Guide of how to download, create bootable USB and run Memtest – also including instructions for running Windows Memory Diagnostic

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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.

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Windows 10 Sleep Issues

Windows 10 update will occasionally prevent proper sleep even when set correctly. Sometimes simply turning sleep off and back on seems to solve the problem but occasionally more work is needed, this article will cover the solutions we have found to be successful.

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.

Welcome to Windows 10

New to Windows 10? This article will cover the details about W10 and it’s functions/features available. This is a great way to familiarize yourself with your new OS.

Windows 10 Sleep Issues – OLD

A recent Windows 10 update seems to be preventing proper sleep even when set correctly. Sometimes simply turning sleep off and back on seems to solve the problem but occasionally more work is needed, this article will cover the solutions we have found to be successful.

How to Use Restore from the USB Tools & Recovery Drive (January 2018 or later)

This guide covers how to restore Windows – and the drive it is installed on – to factory conditions, for Puget Systems computers built in 2018 or later. Methods are included for both systems that can boot into Windows and those which cannot. Please note that following these instructions will wipe all data on the primary drive, so back up any data you care about before proceeding!