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    SP4 pro 4 won't update windows 10 version 1511

    hi there, I'm new to the forum I'm hoping someone can help! I have a brand new SP4 (i5, 4gb, 128gb) that won't accept the above update. i keep getting the error code 0x80073712, i have tried downloading the update as a standalone update, instead of relying on the automatic downloader, and i...
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    Surface disappointments

    Just bought a brand new Surface Pro 3 from Curry's for £700. Couldn't wait for it to arrive, but now that it has I must say I'm underwhelmed. Firstly, as with so many Windows PCs, the damned Windows Update service doesn't work despite my trying all the usual stuff I've gleaned over the last 3-4...
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    Surface Pro for OpenGL and Unity Development

    Hello, i would like to buy a surface pro device for developing opengl and unity when i am mobile. In general i am programing in C/C++ and Java via Visual Studio 2013 and Eclipse. So my choice is one of the following two devices: 1. Surface Pro 3 i5/128GB/4GB RAM 2. Surface Pro 4 i5/128GB/4GB RAM...
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    Best reading program?

    Hey guys, Finals are coming soon and i got a quick question. What is in your opinion the best program to read texts like summaries and pieces from books? I am looking for a program which supports the surface pen so that i can highlight important things and take notes, and to set bookmarks to...
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    Panos Panay please help with Support

    I have had a number of issues with my Surface Pro 4, but there are 2 issues that have not been fixed. The screen flickering when I dim the screen so I can prolong battery life, and the USB port on the charger can't charge the Surface Pro 4 and my cell phone at the same time. I have contacted...
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    Change button fonction of the pen (OneNote)

    Hi, Can we change the program startup when you click in the button (OneNote) ? I have installed the Microsoft Office 2016 software but when I click the button, the OneNote of Windows 10 start and not the OneNote of MS Office 2016. Can we change this ? Thank's in advance.
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    Surface keyboard not appearing on activation of ActiveX

    I have a question relating to the on-screen keyboard on my Surface Pro 4. When detatching the tablet screen from the keyboard on my Surface Pro 4, the on-screen keyboard appears as expected in text-entry instances (notepad, Word, Internet Explorer). However, I have created an ActiveX Text Box...
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    Solved Video and sound issue

    Last Saturday my SP3 was running fine. I could play videos no problem and sound was good. There has been no video or sound issues since I received the SP3 last xmas. Come Sunday I turned it on and went on Facebook. Noticed one of the videos I was accessing directly from the page seemed to be...
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    WI-FI problem with SP4

    Hi, yesterday I was handed the Surface Pro 4 i5 256gb 8gb (version: eu), but since the first start I had the first problem, the Wi-fi did not work well, the connection with wi-fi was slow and it continued to drop the connection, was not a problem of my modem/router or my connection, indeed my...
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    SP4i7 or cheap laptop & iPad air 3* ?

    Hello from me. I cant decide which of the two i'll buy! An Ms Surface pro 4 (i7 256GB 8GB ram) cost almost 1650 euros with the type cover with a 10% discount or a mid range cheap laptop at about 500euros with i5 proccesor with an ipad air 3 when is released on march ... I'cant decide guys...
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    Surface Book Pen Customization

    I was wondering if anyone has figured out how to further customize the surface pen. I love that I can assign different functions to back button however, at least for me, the default functions are kind of useless. I've already assigned one click to launch my web browser as I feel OneNote is kind...
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    Can Surface Pro 4 replace an Ultrabook?

    Hi to everyone, I am very interested in the new Surface 4 pro, but I have some doubt about it. First of all, and probabibly the most important question, can the surface replace an ultrabook? What loses, what earns more? My question is due to the fact that I am an university students...
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    will bamboo pen work?

    hi, just like in topic - i have a bamboo pen and ive been trying to make it work on my surface 3 with windows 10 but it isnt responsive. i read around the topic and the general consensus is that third party pens should work. ive tried to download some wacom bamboo drivers but at the end of the...
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    Opinions on Surface Book

    Hi all I am a college student who has just purchased the Surface Book. I have been asked to write up a paper on a high tech product launched within the last six months so I thought what better product than the Surface Book itself. Although I am an owner of the laptop and love it, I need to...
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    Any way to customise trackpad gestures?

    Is there any way to customise the trackpad gestures on the surface book? For example, a 3 finger tap opens Cortana (or action center if you wish), but can I change it to act as a middle click? Can I use a two finger swipe back to go back a page in Edge? Or a three finger drag to move windows...
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    Unable to install Surface App after clean install

    I just reinstalled my Surface Pro 4 and can't find or install the Surface App for the pen. I got the i7 512 gb ssd and wanted to partition it, so therefore did a clean install of Windows 10. According to Microsoft I should just have to search for the app in the store, but it can't be found. I...
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    Why is the SB's display so red?

    The display on my SB (opened new from the box 10 minutes ago) has a really warm display (i.e. the whites on the screen do not look white, but look ever so slightly red). I have tried the colour calibration tool in windows and some other 3rd party calibration tools but that does not really fix...
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    Quick Q: SP4 i5 limited or full touch support

    Hi Pretty much in the title, I noticed the other day that in Computer properties it says "Pen and limited touch support with 10 touch points". I'm on the SP4 i5 256GB/8GB. It seems strange that a new 'high-end' device such as the SP4 would only have limited touch support? I don't have any...
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    Hi! New Surface user having issues with cursor(s)

    For some reason, my SP4 has a weird issue where it will use win7 loading cursors, then switch back to 8.1/10 mouse cursors. Under settings, I have confirmed that its supposed to use 8.1/10 cursors only. I also have gone through device manager and updated my mice/etc but all the drivers are...
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    USB hub with Ethernet connection

    Hi (new poster here ;) ) Basically I've procured a SP4 (with 256GB storage) to replace my slightly old PC so I will have essentially a smarter laptop/PC. I use PS3/PS4 for gaming which I think is getting more wise and cost effective these days. However, having a couple of external USB 3.0 HDDs...

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