surface pro 3

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    Surface pro 3 - ripped antenna.

    Hi :) while waiting for the new screen to my Surface pro 3, I removed the old and inadvertently ripped the middle of the three antennas inside (no. x894281-001). Its like three yellow strips of conducting tape, and I just wandered if anybody know if they're all wifi, or other signals? (Don't...
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    Secure Boot Option Greyed Out

    Hi, I just got a Surface Pro 3 and love it. Everything works well. I am trying to boot from a USB but I first need to disable secure boot. The problem is the option to do so in the UEFI/BIOS menu is greyed out and cannot be changed. Is there a way to change that? I'm sorry if this is a duplicate...
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    Pen connected but not working HELP!

    Hello! I was wondering is someone could help me? My surface pen does not work, it is connected because Bluetooth said it is paired and when I double tap the purple button it goes to notes but I can't write, tap or scroll with the pen! I've tried the steps stated (Restart - Repair pen - even run...
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    Why so many problems with my Surface Pro 3?

    op of the line SP3 in 2016. Problem so far: 0) Machine gets very hot on every use, and often overheats eg. during upgrades 1) Had to replace typecover twice (yes, tried every software fix possible) 2) Windows upgrades usually get stuck. I need to spend days to fix it. 3) Windows crashed...
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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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    2 separate pens won't ink on SP3

    Is what it sounds like. A few weeks ago, my Surface Pro 3 stopped recording input from the surface pen from the pen tip at all. No tracking, no ink, basically records no input from the pen tip, generally, on-screen as well as within programs including Paint 3D and OneNote. However, the pen...
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    List of Windows Updates that causes touch problems

    Hello, I would like everyone to post here Windows Update version (KB.......) which made problems for touch screen. Since I read a lot that when touch screen doesn't work (fingers/pen), Windows Update might be the cause of it and as that I would like to make a tool that will remove those KB...
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    What is an RF Isolator?

    Hello all. I recently received my brother's old Surface Pro 3 because his screen had become cracked and unusable. He did not want to attempt a replacement so I told him I would take it. Well I bought a new screen from ebay and replaced the screen - The disassembly didn't go so smoothly I ended...
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    Replaced Battery - Won't charge

    The display on my Surface Pro 3 cracked last May. Not certain why. I decided to replace the screen because what was there to lose? The battery life was about half of what it should be so decided to replace the battery at the same time. Now, while the screen works, the battery is detected but...
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    On-Screen Standard Keyboard Layout missing on Fall Creators Update

    Anyone that already updated to the Fall Creators Update can confirm that the on-screen Standard Keyboard Layout(the one with all the keys) is missing? I´ve updated a few hours ago and noticed that the option to select the standard layout is missing, either on the keyboard options or in general...
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    Is My DisplayPort Busted?

    I regularly connect my aging Surface Pro 3 to various external monitors via the displayport. I am running Windows 10. Last night this worked fine on one monitor; this morning it did not work on another. I have tried two different monitors and two different cables without success. There have been...
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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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    Surface Type Cover not recognized, likely due to a driver issue

    hi all, i have a surface pro 3 with a type cover 4 (i got the surface pro4 type cover) running windows 10 and the type cover is no longer being recognized out of the blue. I have tried many troubleshooting methods, but none have worked so far. I opened device manager and i noticed the only...
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    Leaked Photos Emerge of Cancelled Microsoft Surface Mini

    Windows Central has posted some exclusive images that it has obtained of Microsoft’s cancelled Surface Mini tablet. Back in 2014, Microsoft intended to announce a Surface Mini tablet along with the Surface Pro 3. However, the smaller tablet was never released, despite being mentioned in the...
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    Surface pro 3 replacement?

    Has anyone had their surface pro (expired warranty) fixed or replaced for free by Microsoft after the updates didn't fix the battery issues? I've tried EVERYTHING. And all i have left is to go to a MS store which is 3 hours away and see what they can do, but i'm not willing to pay $450 dollars...
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    Solved Not Booting

    Last Sunday I got up from the couch and left my Surface Pro 3 - open, on the couch. As I was in the kitchen I saw the screen turn black and thought nothing of it. Once I came back to the tablet I hit a key on the keyboard to turn it back on. The screen remained black. I then hit the power...
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    Direct Shuts Down less than 2-3 seconds after Low Battery Warning - Surface Pro 3 (Windows 10)

    Hi, I own a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10 (Version 1703). Windows 10 now directly shuts dow (hibernates) my Surface Pro 3 only less than 2-3 seconds after Low Battery Warning. FYI, I use Battery X app, to monitor my battery. So far my discharge rate is between 15-20%. So what's wrong...
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    SP3 won't turn on

    Hi... so I've had my surface pro 3 for a while, and the other day I went to turn it on and it wouldn't come on. I googled it and after 5 or 10 attempts at the force restart it came on. The next day it shut off again, and I haven't been able to get it back on since. I've tried everything, and I...
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    SPRO3 won't start - power light blinks after power pressed

    All, SPRO3 working perfectly, then last week it shut itself down for no apparent reason. Cannot get it restarted. Have tried: 1) Leaving on charge for hours (2 separate chargers used that work with other surfaces) 2) Long press on Power button (charge light blinks like its wanting start but...
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    Surface Pro 3 has stopped working

    Hi, first of all i want to apologize for my bad english. I was working with my Surface and my monitor (extended desktop), and suddenly the surface just went off (it was with the charger). I restarted like normally, but when i was in the desktop menu, the two screens just freeze and start...

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