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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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    Digital Tablets and Fatigue

    Hi forum users, I've been looking for an explanation for the following for some time and so far haven't found it, so I thought perhaps someone here might have some ideas. I originally used an iPad for some years but also for the same period suffered severe mental fatigue, which even got to the...
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    Screen Replacement: What adhesive can be easily removed again.

    I bought a Surface pro 3 with a cracked screen and have been working on replacing it. As I'm sure many of you know, getting the screen off in one piece is a near impossible feat. By the time I had the old screen off I was bleeding, the screen was in many more pieces than it had been and I had...
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    Oct 2017, display backlight is flickering at low brightness

    This is a years-old problem since it came out however it still hasn't been fixed apparently? The backlight of my screen is flickering exactly like in this video when at its lowest brightness and is incredibly distracting to others when I use my laptop in lecture theatres. Anyone else have this...
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    How to recognize an original screen for surface pro 3

    Hello, I'm new here, so my name is Vincenzo, and I'm really nice to meet you. I need your help cause i broke my surface's screen (pro 3). So I went to this shop which said that he is an autorized reseller. But i think he is going to sell me a fake lcd and digitalizer because he wouldn't show me...
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    Possible Hardware Issue? Acting like it's in "Sleep of Death" but isn't.

    Long story short, I was watching a YouTube video last night and wanted to skip back 30 seconds of the video, I frantically clicked on the video timeline causing it to skip to multiple times of the video and my SP4 froze. Everything was unresponsive, power button and volume buttons to and I...
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    Device is off but screen is not? Surface Pro 3

    Hi, I have noticed that my Surface Pro 3 doesn't really turn off the screen when I shut down the device. I'm on Windows 10. I've had the Surface for 3 years now and I think I would have noticed this problem. Or is this normal and I've just never paid attention that it's not totally black? Please...
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    Surface 3 turns up but I have no more response (w/ Pictures)

    Hello guys. I turned my Surface 3 (not the Pro) some days ago, but how upset I got to see it stopped working, as you can see in the pictures. Have anybody ever had a similar problem? I suspect it's the LCD which stopped working somehow. Don't know if the pictures are clear enough, but when I...
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    Latest MS patch causes continual screen detach, re-attach

    Since the beginning of the week, my SB has started, about every 30 seconds, flashing up a screen detached, loss of keyboard connection then re-attaches the screen. Initially assumed it was the tarnished/dirty connection issue, so cleaned, blew out the connections etc. No joy, was about to give...
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    How much force can Surface pro 3 screen support without getting damaged?

    I currently own a surface pro 3 and I am concerned about its durability. So I want to ask how durable is the device itself and can it withstand the force of a person pushing against the screen? Thank you Edit: Let me rephrase this. How much pressure in units of N/m^2 can it support??
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    Solved Should i send my surface in for repair?

    Hello there, the context here is about a week ago my sister gave me her surface pro 3 to keep so i was doing some college work on it when my nephew jumped onto me. After about an hour i noticed some flickering lines on the screen. It also sometimes turns completely black for less than a second...
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    no control over display brightness, stays 100%

    Has anyone else experienced this issue running Win 10 Pro? Contact Support was not helpful, every method tried in Settings would not control the brightness. Fn + Del or Backspace does not work either. Any advice would be much appreciated by my eyeballs!
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    Randomly Pressing Task View Button

    Hey everyone, I have been having this problem where my mouse moves itself to the task view button and starts pressing it multiple times a second. I have no idea why it is doing this. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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    Should i give the Surface a new try ?

    Hi guyz, i'm asking you a simple question, should i give a new chance to the Surface ? I bought the Surface Pro 3 at day one and before being forced to sell it a couple of months later i sent it to microsoft around 7-8 times w/out receiving a single devices that was "in my opinion" at least...
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    Jittering screen on Surface Pro 4

    I got my Surface Pro 4 about 3 months ago, and until a few days ago it has been working pretty much perfectly. However, within the last few days, I've had this really irritating headache-inducing problem where the bottom three-quarters of the screen jitters and shakes up and down slightly...
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    Problems with screen on Surface pro 3

    Hi everyone! What is my problem: I played a game with good graphics (2007) on minimum settings, and my screen turns off (sound remains on). Using forced restarts, I turned on the screen again, installed the updates, and decided that the problem won't happen again. Repeated. I began to...
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    Screen off & Spotify

    Hey there, Has anyone noticed that automatic screen off, also turns off the speakers when playing music ? Anyone found a solution to this perhaps? I have read there might be a workaround, by disabling "connected standby". Though I'm wondering if there are also other solutions? I also tried...
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    Incipio case cracked the screen of my sp3!

    Hi all, about ten months ago, I bought (from the Microsoft store) the case ‘Incipio Feather Advance’ for my Surface pro 3. Unfortunately, the Incipio case damaged the screen of the Surface. As you can see from the attached photo, the internal profile of the case exerts a constant pressure on...
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    Surface 3 warranty

    Hello everyone! I recently bought a Surface 3, I used is for my studies and I was really happy with it. Unfortunately after some time I noticed yellow tinting on the right of the screen and an array of colored pixels visible on a black background. I wasn't able send it in for service because I...
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    Surface Book - Black screen after sleep mode

    Hello! Hopefully I am not the only one experiencing this problem. I have a surface book with the i5 processor without the NVIDIA graphics card option. I've been having a problem with the SB where the screen freezes after going into sleep mode. The screen stays black and the only thing that I...
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