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    Recommendations for a docking station cable

    After many years of my Surface Pro 3 (SP3) being my home / personal computer, I'm about to start using it for business. So I'm looking for a cable to connect the SP3 to a docking station for external screen, full-sized keyboard etc. I'm hoping this can just be done through the "power...
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    Lose network connections when locked.

    Seems like no matter what power option I tweak, I always lose my network connections when I lock my tablet. I have an SP4 with a docking station. I use the ethernet port in the docking station as well as 2 USB ethernet dongles connected to a usb hub that is connected to the docking station. I...
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    Apps Moving to My Main Display When I Lock My Surface Pro 2017

    I have docked my SP to two BenQ monitors and I have set them up so that all three screens are extended (each screen is independent). Recently, however, when I lock my screens, all my open applications have moved to my main display (My Surface Pro) when I come back. It never used to do this, any...
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    Docking Station That Supports 3 Screens

    Hi, we are looking for docking stations that have 3 display ports, USB ports and an Ethernet port. Do these exist? I can't find anything online.
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    Issues with 'second screen only' setting.

    For the most part I am using my Surface Pro connected to a Surface Dock that is then connected to an external screen and keyboard. I prefer using the 'second screen only' setting in Windows and leave my Surface with the Type Cover closed. My Surface is usually in Sleep mode and I then press a...
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    Setting up 2 docking stations

    Good Evening, I have a surface dock, it works perfect i run two LG monitors, a usb hub, external HD, CD drive, wireless keyboard and mouse, it all works perfectly with my SP3. However, my girlfriend got a Dell laptop. Is there a way to split the monitor signals and all of the USB connections...
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    HowTo SP4 ergonomic workstation charity auction build

    This is Glenn's workstation we built together one weekend. I've been helping folks around the world build ergonomic workstations with my open-source design. Find out more: Charity Auction Surface Battlestation
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    Surface Pro4 Dock and power of usb device

    Goodmorning everyone I have a question concerning the surface dock for my surface pro 4. to it, I connected two hard disk. if I turn off the Surface or i disconnect from the docking station, hard disk are powered on and in rotation! no way to turn off the power of the ports when the surface is...
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    Broken micro USB port

    Hello One of the inner pins of the micro USB port got bent. I can't plug my cable in to charge it. What are my options? I don't want to call Microsoft because I don't want to have to pay 100$+ for the repair. (I got it used for 200). If I were to get the docking station, would that charge...
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    Spec list for Surface Book, Pro 3, Pro 4 and docking station power supplies

    Surface power supplies are confusing. Which supply to use with which device? Which should you buy as a spare? I list it all out to hopefully help the community: https://dancharblog.wordpress.com/2016/12/10/surface-book-pro-3-pro-4-and-docking-station-power-supplies/ 102 watt 90 watt 65 watt 48...
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    Solved Bizarre external display (dock) behavior

    I have a Pro 3 on Windows 10 (1607 - 14393.82). This behavior just started earlier this week as far as I remember - it's fairly consistent now, and beginning to drive me insane. 95% of the time I use the surface through the dock with an external monitor, running at 1920x1080 with no scaling...
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    Solved Sound issue

    Can anyone offer advice on solving my distorted sound issue? I am using Surface Pro 4, i5 4MB RAM, Windows 10 Pro Version 1511. When I play sound in my browser, 90% of the time it will be slow and distorted. It happens - in Chrome ( version 50.0.2661.102) and Edge. - with Google Play...
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    BSOD on boot and slow Wifi when docked

    OS: windows 8.1 Surface: Pro 2 43000u i5 256GB Windows update: installed when i boot the surface while docked in docking station...its stuck on the surface logo with spinning animation then after a few minutes, it BSOD. DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE. if i boot the surface not docked, it boots just...
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    New Docking Station with Dual Monitors

    Hi, I need help with getting new docking station with dual display ports to output to external monitors. I have called Microsoft and got a replacement but its not working. My setup: Surface Pro 4, New docking station with dual monitors output, mini display cable to DVI (3') and DVI extension...
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    Docking Station Not Working

    I have a Microsoft Surface Pro- about three years old. I also have a docking station - about two years old, but not used that often. The docking station appears to be charging the Surface just fine, but none of the ports appear to be working - not the USBs, not the extended display, nothing...
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    Surface Pro 4 docking station

    I've purchased a new Surface pro 4 (i5, 256GB HD, etc) for my work. We have tons of VGA and DVI monitors in the office but not HDMI or Display. So I am using our miniDisplay to VGA adapters we get with our Dell ultrabooks. However when ever we plug one of them into the dock the surface's screen...
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    Docking Station AC Cord Question

    Hi, I have a Surface Pro (yes I know this is the SP3 forum, hear me out). I am thinking about buying a new dock off of Ebay, someone's selling it because it shipped without a power cord. I'd like to buy a power cord for it, but the only ones that are being sold on Ebay are SP3 Docking Station...
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    Docking station's mDP port suddenly not working

    Booting up today, after having it shut down for two whole days, I couldn't get the monitor connected to the mDP port, using mDP->DP cable, to turn on. I also switched between the mDP port on the SP3 and then it worked fine. I have one monitor on each port, but now only half of that screen real...

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