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
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Guide of how to download, create bootable USB and run Memtest – also including instructions for running Windows Memory Diagnostic
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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
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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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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.
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 7 to 10 Transition FAQ
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Sharing Files Between Windows 7 and Windows 10
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Windows 7 support is ending, what now?
Microsoft is officially ending all product support in 2020. This means no more security updates, feature updates, patches of any kind or phone, email and chat support. This article will guide you through some of your options as well as discuss the best actions to take to keep you secure after support officially ends.
Installing Windows 10 with a Microsoft Windows 10 USB Key
This article describes the process of installing and setting up a new clean installation of windows, or an upgrade install from a Pre-made Windows 10 USB key that has been supplied by Microsoft. It also includes information on using the media creation tool for upgrading.
Windows 10 Upgrade Woes
This article discusses the recent problems with Microsoft more or less forcing Windows 10 upgrades.
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Backup Options Included With Windows 7
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