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.
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Should I Upgrade My Gpu
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A Simple Guide to Improving Your Wireless Signal and Internet Speed
Basic guide to improving your wireless signal.
Critical Samsung SSD Firmware Update
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Video Memory BSOD Causing Issues in Rendering Workflows
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Disk Space Discrepancy
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Highpoint RAID Management Software – Getting Started
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Intel NUC12DCMi9 Disk Speed Performance Issues
We’ve encountered a bug on the Intel NUC12DCMi9 which causes 2 of the 3 M.2 drive slots to run at a third of the expected speeds. We’ve narrowed down the problem and have some suggested workarounds while we work with Intel on a solution.
Re-packaging your Puget System
This article will guide you through packing your Puget Workstation up to send back for our repair department.