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.
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
Why Can’t I Write Files to My Drive
Trouble writing files to drive due to permissions, authenticated users, and often AV software. This guide will detail how to resolve the error in most cases.
Configuring Software RAID within Windows 10
Most computer users have no need for more than a single drive in their computer, or perhaps a few individual drives if additional storage space is required. There are certain workflows and use cases where features of a RAID – like larger total volume capacity or data redundancy – may be extremely helpful. For large arrays, redundant boot drives, or advanced RAID modes we strongly recommend using a dedicated hardware controller card, but for simple configurations like mirroring or pooling there are options within Windows 10 which can be used without needing special hardware. This guide will cover a couple of those options and how to set them up.
Top Data Transfer Speed Slowdowns – USB
Transferring files from USB to an internal drive is something we all do but occasionally transfer speeds will slowdown to the point they’re barely usable. There are a litany of causes so we will focus on the most common and their respective solutions.
What is Virtualization All About
Virtualization is the process of creating a software-based, or virtual, representation of something, such as virtual applications, servers, storage and networks.
Secure Boot is a feature designed to allow checks for malware during the system boot and while it can protect you, it also has the potential to cause problems.
The iCloud App is Now Available Direct From the Microsoft Store
Instructions for downloading, installing, and using the iCloud desktop app in Windows 10
Sharing Files Between Windows 7 and Windows 10
Windows 10 HomeGroup is gone, for good. Which means we need to find an alternative. In this article we will guide you through sharing files, printers and other resources with local network users.
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Preventing Windows 1903 Update
A number of our users have reported getting an error when attempting to update Windows 10 to version 1903. We did some digging and were able to find a fix with a very specific driver version.
Backup Options Within Windows 10
The following article will explain the different backup options built into windows. We also explain how to use them in order to keep your data secure.