TRS and TRRS, oh and TRRRS

Explanation of microphone/headphone technology. The letter T stands for Tip, and the R stands for Ring (like a ring on your finger, not like ringing the telephone).

Cables: Active or Passive, Which is Best

We hear the terms ‘active’ and ‘passive’ attributed to cables and equipment all the time. But what does it mean? Which one is better? Which one do you really need? We clarify the difference and explain how to choose between them.

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!

Getting Started With Your New System

The Support department has written a litany of articles detailing various fixes, troubleshooting advice, software guidance, and technologies. We have compiled a list of what we deem the most useful for a new Puget System owner. If you’ve recently purchased a Puget Systems computer, you may find the following articles very useful as you familiarize yourself with your new build.

AMD Machine Check Exception – X570/B550 Chipsets

With certain hardware, a system may become unstable and begin rebooting/crashing and only occasionally throwing errors that help identify the culprit. If your system uses an AMD Ryzen 9 CPU and a motherboard based on the X570 series chipset, you may run into this issue as well. This article will cover the solution we have found to be successful.

Windows 10 File Recovery Tool

Microsoft has released a data recovery tool, here it is in all it’s glory. This article will explain the purpose and usage of the Microsoft Windows 10 File Recovery Tool available from the Microsoft Store.

Using MemTest86

Guide of how to download, create bootable USB and run Memtest – also including instructions for running Windows Memory Diagnostic