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    Recovery Disk/image 8.1

    Glad you found it.
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    Recovery Disk/image 8.1

    On the box.
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    Disable Lock Screen

    I found this very useful, and thought I'd post the information here in case anyone else is interested. All credit goes to Bogdan Popa for this: The lock screen is one of the great additions to Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, coming with a modern design that can also hold quite a plethora of useful...
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    Problems with Bluetooth mouse

    I am experiencing a different problem. Occasionally when I boot my SP3, it will not detect my Logitech Bluetooth keyboard and mouse. I have to tell the SP3 to forget the devices, then pair again. I searched and have not been able to find a solution. Thanks in advance for any input.
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    Problems with Bluetooth mouse

    Thanks, a lot. I learned something today.
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    Problems with Bluetooth mouse

    I'm not sure that I understand the relationship between what frequency my WiFi network is connected on and Bluetooth mouse connectivity issues?
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    Solved Battery & firmware update woes

    It appeared to be what it was sold as; a nearly new SP3. The box didn't look quite pristine. Tech never questioned it. He immediately replaced it with a new device. No questions asked. Kudos to Microsoft!
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    Solved Battery & firmware update woes

    All is now good. I decided to drive to Indianapolis and visit the Microsoft Store. Tech immediately replaced my device with a brand new one. Thanks to everyone who took the time to reply. It's much appreciated.
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    Solved Battery & firmware update woes

    One thing makes me think it's not the charger: The SP3 will boot and operate fine when it's on the charger. But it's dead as a door nail if it's not plugged in. If the charger was bad, why would it operate OK when on the charger?
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    Solved Battery & firmware update woes

    Thanks. I'm seeing the same symptoms. Charger LED is lit. But message in system tray says "plugged in, not charging".
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    Solved Battery & firmware update woes

    Just received 128gb unit today. Purchased used from Amazon Marketplace. I've encountered 2 problems. 1) charger had to be plugged in to boot. Red X on battery icon. After initial setup, I ran system updates. Rebooted several times, and checked again. Battery problem persists and unit will...

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