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    Problem booting. Asked for UEFI password.

    Hello. I have a Surface Pro (5th generation). Initially when I booted it up, I was not able to access some functions like services nor did the tiles show just a list of files and applications. So, I tried to do a factory reset and the boot got stuck at "services" after asking if I wanted to...
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    Issue with Automatic Power On After Power Loss

    I am using a Surface Pro as a Kiosk and have set the UEFI boot configuration - automatic power on after power loss setting to on. This seems to function as expected however when power is restored the device seems to automatically go into sleep or hibernation mode and cannot truly restore the...
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    Thinking about coming back to Surface Pro-OneNote question

    Hi, This may end up being a long post, but please do bear with me, as I could really do with some advice. I’m thinking of returning to the Surface Pro family after a few years on the darkside, with an iPad Pro 12.9. However, I have a question about OneNote functionality on the Surface Pro...
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    Surface Pro 2017 Screen smudges

    Hey, i came across some green-ish smudges on my new Surface Pro which was bought early 2018 The smudges are located at the bottom center of the screen (where you connect the keyboard) and there are 2 big spots about 1-1.5 centimeters wide each and then a small spot a bit to the left. My guess is...
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    SOLVED: Surface Pro 2017 can't finish a reset

    Hi, I have reset my Surface Pro (bought in September 2017) with the option of not keeping my files. After a few minutes the system reboots and I start reconfiguring my computer. After I get the option if I want to link my computer to my smartphone and store files in OneDrive (I choose not to...
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    Problem with display colors

    Hi guys, i have a Surface Pro 2 by one year, but now i've a problem with the display, it seems that black colour goes to red and i've many artifacts! What can i do for resolve the problem? The Surface runs correctly, also the touch screen, I'm going crazy! In the BIOS i've the same problem, i...
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    Some Surface Devices Are Having Issues with Latest Windows Update

    TechRadar reports that some owners of Microsoft Surface products are having problems with their devices after they’ve updated to the April Windows update. For example, some of last year’s Surface Pro models are freezing after the update has been installed. The reason for this is apparently...
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    Microsoft Said to be Working on $400 Surface Tablets to Take on Apple’s iPad

    According to an exclusive report from Bloomberg today, Microsoft is currently working on a range of low-cost Surface tablets that could be launched as soon as the second half of this year. Bloomberg’s source says that Microsoft is making the move in order to try and compete with Apple’s...
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    Problems again with Surface Pen

    Hi, In the past I had problems with my Surface Pro 2017 and the new Surface Pen: Erase button click doesn't open Windows Ink I managed to solved them by deleting the pen from the bluetooth devices and reinstall it while pressing the pen's erase button. Last week I put the Surface on flight...
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    Microsoft Announces Surface Pro With LTE Advanced at Future Decoded in London

    PC Mag reports that Microsoft Surface head Panos Panay today announced a new Surface Pro with LTE Advanced at Microsoft’s Future Decoded event at the O2 Arena in London during a keynote speech aimed at “empowering employees with modern devices.” The long-rumoured Surface Pro with LTE Advanced...
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    Microsoft Launches Shocktober Halloween Promotion With Discounted Games, Apps and Entertainment

    Microsoft has today announced the launch of its Shocktober Halloween promotion via the Windows Blog. The “collection of terrifying games, chilling entertainment and haunting apps on your Windows 10 PC” includes some great deals for Windows 10 PC content. First off we have Resident Evil 7...
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    Surface Pro dock makes horrible high pitch sound please help!

    whenever i plug something into any of the usb ports it makes a really high pitch sound and it doesnt go away. it only happens when something is drawing power out of it such as when I charge my phone. I've tried multiple cables and they all cause the dock to make the same screeching noise. Please...
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    Microsoft UK Announces Surface Pro 4 Savings and New Surface Laptop Colours

    Microsoft News Centre UK has today announced that as part of a Back-to-School special, it will be offering savings on the Surface Pro 4, meaning that you can currently buy a 128GB, Intel Core m3 Surface Pro 4 plus Surface Type Cover starting at £649 in the UK. The standard Type Covers available...
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    Intel Showcases Black Surface Book During 8th Generation Core Processor Launch

    The Verge reports that Intel has teased a new, very smart looking black Surface Book during the launch of its 8th-generation core processors this week. The mysterious Surface Book was first noticed by eagle-eyed MSPoweruser in a promotional video released by Intel to showcase the new processors...
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    Surface Pro - worst warranty experience ever!!!!

    I've had the worse experience possible with the Surface Pro Microsoft Complete warranty. The funny thing is that I am not even trying to get Microsoft to make a repair or pay for a replacement. For the last 2 days I've been trying to purchase the extended warranty. When I initially ordered my...
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    Surface Pro Backlight Bleed Being Reported by Users

    Tech Radar reports that some Surface Pro users have been complaining of a blacklight bleed issue with their new device, following on from the recent sleep-mode bug that Microsoft has recently fixed. According to the complaints, there is apparently a higher degree of backlight bleed than would...
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    Power Button defect? Hardware or Software?

    First post for me :) I'm new to the Surface universe so yesterday I bought a Surface Pro 128GB and was pretty happy to say the least. But......as the title suggests i'm having issues with the power button, so it seems. When I shut down the device or put it in sleep mode I need to push the...
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    Is This Microsoft’s Forthcoming USB-C Surface Connector?

    Back in May, Microsoft’s Surface chief Panos Panay told The Verge that Microsoft would at some point be releasing a USB-C dongle for its new Surface Laptop and Surface Pro, neither of which come with USB-C connections. “I love the technology in Type-C,” Panay said at the time. “I believe in...
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    Microsoft to issue fix for New Surface Pro sleep bug

    It seems that some new Surface Pro owners have been troubled by a bug that is causing their Surface Pros to randomly enter sleep mode without warning, resulting in lost data for the owners. ZDNet writes that reports first started to emerge about the sleep issue a short time after the new...
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    Windows Store Digital Gifting Coming Soon

    Windows Central reports that Xbox VP Mike Ybarra has been talking on Twitter about the possibility of digital gifting of Windows Store and Xbox purchases, responding “Not far!” to the question, “how far off are we from getting the ability to GIFT a new purchase for a friend?” Windows Central...
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