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.
How to Record Your Screen in Windows 10
Maybe you’re training your team, creating a tutorial, or just grabbing a quick snippet to share with colleagues. With Windows 10 and the Xbox Game Bar, you can quickly, simply, and intuitively capture a recording without installing any 3rd party software or configuring any special settings.
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Optimal Settings for Your Home Network
This article covers some best practices for setting up your network devices for optimal performance.
What is Virtualization All About
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Microsoft Patch day is here again. The update will install automatically and should bring with it some nice new features but will also disable third-party device driver installs.
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Task Scheduler is an application first introduced in Microsoft Windows 95 and is more useful than you think. This article will guide you through some if it’s simplest uses.
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.
Hyper-V: Creating Virtual Machines
Microsoft Windows 10 includes a wide array of useful tools and utilities but one of more powerful tools is Microsoft Hyper-V. Hyper-V allows you to virtualize an operating system and perform testing in a sand-boxed environment. This article will guide you through what it is and how to create your first Virtual Machine(VM).
General Windows 10 Update Troubleshooting Guide
Basic guide to troubleshooting Windows updates with how-to’s on restarting update service, running DISM and using the update assistant.