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  1. Blackbird002

    Disable Task View (left-handed pen user)

    Hello fellow surface users, I currently using a Surface Pro 4 running windows 10. I am left-handed, so I write with my left hand. This presents a problem when writing because of Windows 10's task view function. If you swipe from the left edge of the screen to the right, task view shows up and...
  2. E

    Type cover not being recognised.

    Around Christmas my type cover began to have problems being connected and I would have to disconnect it and reconnect it or sometimes restart my sp3 to get it working again. Then it stopped working all together. The only thing that I havent tried to do myself is do a factory reset. I have also...
  3. B

    Intel driver issue after updating to Win 10

    Hello together, I have updated my Surfce Pro 3 to Windows 10 and after this the Intel graphic Driver was not installed anymore. I realized this as my external Monitor is not working through the docking station. Also any other external Monitor with a connector is not Wirkung. I tried to update...
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    Windows 10 swipe touch only (do not activate with pen)

    I saw similar posts on the forums but not exactly the same and especially none with a pleasant solution. So here is my question: I am using Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 3 (should be independent of the actual device as long as it has touch support and an active pen). As you all know a left swipe...
  5. M

    Surface Pro 3 Battery Life with Windows 10

    Hi, I just bought an SP3 with Windows 10. What is the average battery life most users with similar device get for daily use? Mine is updated to the latest firmware already. Last testing I got is like these (25% screen brightness, wifi on, time is measured from 100% battery until it shuts down...
  6. R

    Login Loop

    I have a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10 and joined to a domain. The device has been working perfectly since I bought it, including the Windows 10 update. I just installed the 1/19/2016 update and I am now experiencing a login issue. I enter my username and password, the login screen flashes...
  7. R

    I need help with a boot a OS

    Hi i need some help, a year ago i buy a Surface pro 3, all ok until now, the only problem is the small hard drive capacity only 64Gb, in addition i'm studying system engineering and i dont want to damage the system with the tools to code, my idea is install a windows 10 in a external hdd and...
  8. L

    Surface 3 Unlock Issue

    Hey guys, I'm new year (as you can see with my low post count haha). I am a power user in the windows world, but don't know what's causing this. Basically, the screen won't unlock. I can slide up the image with my finger, keyboard or pen, but can't type in my password unless I hold down the...
  9. S

    Running Dual Screen

    Hi, I have a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10. I was wondering if anyone knew what combination of add ons I would need to run my television as a second screen. I'm after a way of sending video from my surface (but not specific apps so Chromecast etc is no good) to the television while...
  10. J

    Can't boot from USB

    Surface Pro - attempted upgrade to win 10, had a cisco component on it so no internet, tried to revert to 8 and it bricked windows entirely. I am able to get into BIOS setup and disabled secure boot control and trusted platform module, but it doesn't pick up on my USB recovery drive, whether it...
  11. M

    Maps App Slow / Lag

    Hi Folks! I have a Surface 3 128GB LTE. It came with Windows 10 pre-installed and have all the updates. I love it! I've really only had one problem. I use it as a tablet replacement and travel laptop, and one important feature to me is the maps app. Generally it works fine, except that on...
  12. P

    Unable to install Surface App after clean install

    I just reinstalled my Surface Pro 4 and can't find or install the Surface App for the pen. I got the i7 512 gb ssd and wanted to partition it, so therefore did a clean install of Windows 10. According to Microsoft I should just have to search for the app in the store, but it can't be found. I...
  13. Moonsurface

    Solved Display brightness SP3. after Windows 10 upgrade

    I may be wrong here but I think that since I upgraded to win 10 the display on my SP3 seems dimmer than before. Where I used to set it at around 35% for comfortable use in normal indoor lighting I now have to set it at 50%. Anyone else noticed this? Is the display brightness curve different in...
  14. K

    Surface Pro1 battery problem

    Hi guys, I bought a MS SPro1 recently, with a power cover, but to be honest the battery life of the power cover is far from my expectations, it last less than 2 hours with 25% light and power saver mode (win 10). The CPU is no on high usage, I usually pin it to the front and sometimes it hits...
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    Solved Surface Pro 3 stopped working after updating to new Windows 10 (threshold 2)

    Hey guys, need some help with my surface pro 3. I recently updated the Surface with the latest drivers and updates from microsoft (threshold 2). After the surface loaded, it seemed to work fine initially. After leaving the surface on my desk for the day, I came back and realized that the lights...
  16. sharpuser

    HowTo Use the Windows Logo Key - Keyboard Shortcuts

    (Part 1 of 3) You may be - New to Windows - New to a Microsoft Computer such as Surface - New to using the Windows logo key on your computer Here are Windows logo key Shortcuts Items in blue may be particularly useful to Surface or Tablet users. - Start menu (tiles) off or on +A -...
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    Windows 10 SP3 pen shutting off

    My pen keeps shutting down constantly for a couple seconds to a minute, I replaced the pen, the battery, I remove and reinstall the battery when it shuts down and still nothing, reinstalled the drivers and still fails. Anybody know how to fix the issue?
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    Running Win7 on a SP3 w/ Win10 as secondary OS - is a Win7 VM the best way to go?

    This question fits into more than one subcategory, so I apologize in advance if I posted this in the wrong section. In short, I want to be able to use Windows 7 on my SP3 with Windows 10. I assume creating a VM of 7 will be the most feasible method, but have some questions on this. I just...
  19. sharpuser

    HowTo Enable Desktop Background Wallpaper Slideshow with Windows 10

    DESKTOP BACKGROUND WALLPAPER SLIDESHOW with WINDOWS 10 Update: (Windows 10 now allows this functionality in Settings, Personalize, Background, change to "Slideshow", but individual pictures cannot be selected. For that, select multiple pictures from File Explorer, right-click, Set as desktop...
  20. sharpuser

    HowTo Share Your Wallpaper With Yourself - Desktop Backgrounds

    Desktop backgrounds are back. Pictures also known as Windows wallpaper, screen backgrounds, or desktop images, are becoming popular on Windows and OS X (Apple) computers, especially since the return of the Start Button with Windows 10, and the advent of Tablet PCs. Social media websites make...

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