Could it be that the issues with SP2 are Touch/Type cover related?

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  1. Great

    Great New Member

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    I have found that many people have problems with SP2.
    But fortunately for me, so far, I have had absolutely no problems with my SP2.

    I have no problems with Wifi losing connection constantly.

    I have no problems of excessive CPU utilization.

    My SP2 will not wake up alone from sleeping mode.

    I have a SD card inserted and never had any issue.

    My battery lasts about 10 hours with a custom power plan.


    The only thing I don't have is a keyboard cover. Do you think that might have something to do with it?
     
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    In certain situations, the covers do cause issues, but I think that's usually down to defective covers.

    I think it comes down to specific hardware/usage patterns on the actual Surface Pro's themselves. All the problems I have had I have also had without ever attaching the Type 2 Cover after a reformat.

    I received a replacement SP2 a month ago and it has been significantly better, almost perfect, using the same Type Cover 2 as my previous buggy SP2.
     
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    Funnily, I got my v2 type cover this weekend and today I've noticed for the first time the "30% cpu at idle" issue.

    Still, I think it's just chance.
     
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    I can confirm that I get the 30% CPU problem as often without the cover as with....
     
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    Nope -- I've had the Type Cover 2 since I got my SP2 -- no issues here. Thanks though for stopping by ;-)
     
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    Same here, Type Cover 2 since new and no issues.
     
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    Do you get decent battery life? I'm interested in how the OP gets 10 hours. I've had the cover since day 1 and haven't broken 6.5 hours.
     
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    sharpuser Super Moderator Staff Member

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    No problems here. I use Type Cover, Touch Cover, Type Cover 2, Power Cover, Wireless Keyboard Adapter, Bluetooth Ultrathin Mouse, Wedge Mouse, GPS via USB,...
    Not ALL at the same time, though.
     
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    I have a type 2 cover (and a power cover on its way) and with the exception of an occasionally disappearing micro SD drive, I have none of those issues.
     

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