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    Delay charge while docked

    Recently my Surface Pro 5 (2017) battery was showing less than 50% capacity (less than 2 hours on battery usage) after just 1 year of use so MSFT gratefully agreed to an exchange and in the process I upgraded to a SP6. The MS tech explained that such battery decline could be the result of...
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    End of surface?

    Has anyone seen the article online from the Sunday Express (posted on October 8, 2017) indicating that Microsoft could scrap their Surface line of devices in just over a year's time? I find this hard to believe. The analyst is Steve Brazier, who is chief executive of the analyst firm Canalys. He...
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    This is for you if you take extensive notes -- any good solutions on finding/structuring/sorting?

    I don't have any problem with OneNote finding items. I use extensive tags noting items that I need to follow up on as well. You can also search for multiple words and phrases. And, to help you, organize your notebooks with sections (tabs) to keep similar subject matter together. Sent from my...
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    SP4 Pen use in Word

    Is there a work-around to use the pen as a pointer/mouse in Word 2016? It wants to just draw. I understand that MSFT is aware and actively working on a switch for the user to select either draw or mouse, but I do not think it has been issued at this point.
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    Increased battery drain after Nov. update

    I find that I have no more than 2 hours of battery time with the clipboard. Less scientific, but on those couple of occasions of using SB without power, I probably got no more than 5 hours. This is with wifi and bluetooth on but only using Office 2016 and internet - but no streaming. I hope...
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    After last update touchpad doesn't work?

    Is it just me, but my touch pad does not work. The latest SB update was installed 2 days ago and the touch pad worked before that. My ARC mouse still works and touch is fine.
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    Battery choice

    Thanks. You also answered my additional question about re-attaching the clipboard to get some juice from the keyboard battery. That would be a nice enhancement if technically possible.
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    Battery choice

    When the SB is running on battery, is it possible for me to chose to first consume battery from the keyboard battery in order to preserve the clipboard battery if and when I detach the chipboard?
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    Surface dock without keyboard

    Well, so sorry for the erroneous post that the dock connector only attaches to the keyboard. My SB was only two hours old and I didn't even get to the point on detaching the keyboard but was relying in information from a MS tech at the MSFT store who said there is no connector on the clipboard...
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    Surface dock without keyboard

    No, that's not correct. The dock connector attaches to the keyboard (unfortunately) on the Surface Book. I wish it was on the clipboard itself.
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    SP3 Stylus randomly stops working

    Same issue with my 2 pens. Also replaced battery many times until I discovered the little spring on the top part was pushed up so it did not firmly contact the battery all of the time. I gently pulled it down and heard it click into place and since then have had no problems.
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    Surface Pro 3 Accessories

    Unfortunately the 4 in 1 adapter covers up the AC adapter plug on the SP3. I emailed the company support last week with no reply. Wonder if they are still in business?
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    Capacitive Start not Working

    Have you pressed the power button on top? If nothing happens within 10 seconds after you press that button, then do this: 1. Press and hold the volume up key (left side of screen) and at the same time, press and hold the power button. Count to 15. Continue to hold EVEN IF YOU SEE THE SCREEN...
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    No updates since Jan 22 2014

    For some reason, my SP2 is not recording updates (in Windows Update/View your update history). As a result I cannot tell if the SP2 has actually received and installed the important updates. Do any other SP2 owners have this issue as well? I keep thinking I need to refresh the machine...

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