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
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How To Select The Right Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) For Your Computer
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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.
[Updated] Watchdog DPC Violation Error with Multiple NVIDIA GPUs
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How to Run SFC Scan in Windows 10
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Basic Guide to Identify and Remove Malware
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A Simple Guide to Improving Your Wireless Signal and Internet Speed
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Critical Samsung SSD Firmware Update
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FIXED – Video Memory BSOD Causing Issues in Rendering Workflows
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Intel 12th Gen DRM Issues and the Corresponding ‘Fix’
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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!