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  1. deadcatwalking

    Solved Touch Screen Fix (Permanent)

    Hi all. I just wanted to post this for anyone who is having issues with a dead touch screen. I discovered a permanent fix when the infamous 'battery drain' fix only worked until I rebooted. I hope this helps you all. If it does please like or comment on the video I created and share with other...
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    Solved Fonts in Illustrator Not Working Properly

    Dear all, I was wondering if you guys having the same issue as me. I currently use the latest AI CC downloaded directly from Adobe with full license. The same software I have been using for over one year on my laptop, everything is fine and perfect. But when I install it in my Surface 2017...
  3. M

    E3: Age of Empires Announced for Windows 10

    With the E3 gaming expo taking place this week in Los Angeles there have been lots of exiting announcements about forthcoming PC games, in particular Age of Empires: Definitive Edition, which was announced exclusively for Windows 10, with a closed beta due to start very soon that can be signed...
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    Neverwinter: Tomb of Annihilation Coming First to PC This July 25

    Perfect World Entertainment has announced that Neverwinter: Tomb of Annihilation will be coming first to PC on July 25, ahead of release on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 at a later date. The expansion sees death arriving in Faerûn via a mysterious curse, leading Neverwinter’s Harpers to head out...
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    Surface Book with P.B. or new Surface Pro i7 16GB Ram?

    I think about buying a Surface Device. But I am not sure if I should buy the new Surface Pro i7 16GB Ram or the Surface Book with P.B. i7 16 GB Ram dGPU, because with the Student Price the Surface Pro (with keyboard and Pen) is only around 200€ cheaper than the Surface Book. I will use the...
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    New Star Wars Battlefront 2 Video Shows the Imperial Point of View

    Pocket Gamer reports that EA Motive has released a new trailer for the eagerly awaited Star Wars Battlefront 2 that illustrates how the single-player campaign story portrays the Empire’s point of view through the eyes of an Imperial soldier. This is quite something for fans to get their heads...
  7. C

    Windows ink save format

    Hello, I'm playing with my new surface 4 pro and I have a question. Using Windows ink's tools I found out I can save what I draw on the sketchbook only as a (of course very big) PNG image. There is no option to select jpg as a format. The only way is to open the image in Paint and then save as...
  8. minar

    Problems after 14 months - screen, shut down during standby

    Hi, i own a Surface Pro 4 (i5 and 8gb of ram version) since march 2016. I use it as a student and as a developer, and i'm pretty satisfied with this product, at least i was. Some days ago i received the creators update. My Surface runs Windows and Ubuntu (i need it for work) but probably this...
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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...
  10. P

    CPU throttled without reason

    Hi guys, I have an Pro 4 i5/8gb/256gb and sometimes I have the problem, that my CPU was throttled down to ~0,87 GHz and don´t clock even higher. The problem is with and without power supply the same. The Surface isn´t hot, sometimes the problem is directly after booting. Energy saving mode is...
  11. C

    Problem with surface pen

    Can anyone tell how to fix a problem when pen is writing with gap missing some parts of line, like in screenshot below? Already reconnected pen, also checked battery and button, everything is correct besides gaps.
  12. C

    Mobile calls via Surface?

    Does anyone know if there are any apps or possible way to make calls through my mobile phone from my surface (Pro 4)? I don't want to use Skype or any VOiP (Calls need to appear on my itemised bill), just tethered to my mobile phone and using the mobile network. My context is that I'm working...
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    i7 Surface book Battery consumption

    Just bought the new i7 16gb 512 gb HD with performance base. With a full charge the tablet without dock gets less than an hour of battery life and this is on power saving mode while I am simply sketching. Not to mention it gets hot, like almost to hot to hold hot. Right now I am just surfing...
  14. TunaSurface

    Surface stuck on UEFI

    So, my original surface that I got about three years ago is now pretty much bricked. Here's the issue: Every time I turn it on, it gives me the option to disk check or skip. If I let it disk check, it stops at 36%, and stays there for about 20 hours until going to the UEFI screen (most likely...
  15. S

    Clean Windows 10 install?

    Hello, I bought used Pro 3, and I'd like to clean install fresh Windows 10, because it turned out is's originally chineese version. Is there any way to clean flash Windows 10 from USB like on normal Laptops, of Windows 10 for surfaces is slecially modified?
  16. D

    Successful screen removal ?

    Has anyone found a single instance of a successful screen removal or done so themselves ? I got a really good deal for my Surface Pro 3, Its perfectly usable but it need a little love. New hinges and a battery while your in there... grand total of $50 if you can get the screen off. I have...
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    Solved Manually downloaded Intel beta graphics driver and ...surprise...that was not a good idea

    Now, this Surface (which I borrowed, for an international trip, btw, not completely sure if it's Pro2 or 3. I have to return it in less than 3 weeks. Or ...ig might as well not go back, haha) anyway, the Surface now has a black screen. device was on the charger, fully charged, keyboard is...
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    SP2 not boot (UEFI)

    Hello! I bought my parents a present surface. and so it turned out that the tablet is unfortunately not earned. Here's how it looks: I know that you say: "download a recovery image from the official site" but I cant Please help. Tried chkdsk /f (and r) - x Repair Windows - x Repair...
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    Solved Help on sending surface for replacement

    I just got everything sorted out for a replacement for my surface. All I know is I have to print a shipping label and drop it off at my nearby UPS location. However the instructions for what to send are a bit vague. Do I have to include the Surface packaging when sending it in? I don't have to...
  20. S

    Surface Pen - Word, Excel Annotating

    Running into an issue with Surface Pen when annotating (inking) in either Microsoft Word 2016 and/or Excel 2016. When touching the pen to the screen and making an annotation, the document is marked in a completely different area of the screen nowhere close to where the pen is touching the...

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