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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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    Just bought surface 2. HELP

    I just got a surface 2 brand new but from a second hand shop and I didn't realise how limited they are. Can't install apps downloaded which is really bad and I can't connect to the store. Is there a way on getting Windows 10 on it. It's a 32gb surface 2 rt that seems useless.
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    Doomfist is Finally Coming to Overwatch

    PC Gamer writes that it looks like Doomfist is finally coming to Overwatch as a playable hero, with an in-universe blog post from the "Times of Numbani" reporting that the Talon organization attacked Helix Security International maximum security installation “with the express purpose of freeing...
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    Microsoft’s Ultimate Game Sale Starts Tomorrow

    Microsoft’s Ultimate Game Sale kicks off tomorrow, and Xbox Wire reports that it’s not just Xbox games that are included, with lots of great deals on Windows 10 games also featured, such as Gears of War 4, Halo Wars 2, Resident Evil 7, Fallout Shelter, Dead Rising 4, and many more. PC gamers...
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    Surface Laptop and Surface Pro Now On Sale Worldwide

    In a post on the Windows blog Microsoft Devices corporate vice president Panos Panay celebrated the arrival of Surface Laptop and the new Surface Pro, which are now available to buy in 25 markets worldwide, as well as increased availability for Surface Studio around the world. “People are...
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    Microsoft Apologises for Accidentally Releasing Wrong Windows 10 Update

    Tech Radar reports that Microsoft has issued an apology today for accidentally releasing Windows 10 test builds before they were ready. The builds included several for mobile, and just one, numbered 16212, for PC and mobile. What made the matter even worse was that the early builds were pushed...
  7. davidcrazyj

    access to the port 'com6' is denied . 3d printer usb serial connection problem

    windows 10 surface pro 2 through usb with ftdi cdm drivers (microchip to pc / 3d printer drivers) and repetier 2.0 to tronxy p802m 3d printer: keeps coming up with access to the port 'com6' is denied. Com 6 is the port that disappears if I unplug it and reappears if I re-plug. phone connects...
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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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    Why Surface 4 Pro Restart Suddenly

    Suddenly without taking my permission my surface pro shows a screen saying "Restarting" and then the windows 10 restarts and close all the running apps and documents without saving ! is that a system crash or what's going on ?? how can the windows restart based on it self ..
  10. 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...
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    Putting Surface into Sleep mode programmatically (Windows 10)

    An old problem, maybe (?) resolved for older Windows version, but not for Windows 10! The solutions proposed in old discussions (... SetSuspendState with parameters 0,1,0 (or Sleep), with or without prior hibernate off ...) dont work on Windows 10 systems. At least not on all: On my Surface 3...
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    Touchscreen and Surface Pro 3 Pen not working since recent Win10 Updates.

    Hello, Both my touchscreen and Surface Pro 3 Pen technology seem to have all gone down since rencent updates occured just before or over the weekend. I have tried enable/disable and uninstall/reinstall all the HID compliant drivers in Device Manager. I have not yet found the drivers to try to...
  13. macmee

    Can we talk about battery life? Microsoft says "up to 9 hours"

    Microsoft's website says "up to 9 hours of battery life" the best I ever got was 7:30 hours on windows 8, and never more than 5 hours on windows 10. Has anyone actually gotten 9 hours or does that sound as impossible to you as it does to me? Also you might say: "but they say up to" and that's...
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    Deleting unnecessary recovery partition Windows 10

    Hello I own a Surface Pro 3 i5 128GB purchased with Windows 8 installed. I then moved on to Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Creating overheating and over-activity of the fan and occupying too much space on my 119Go I downgraded to the earlier version or Windows 8.1. Today I wonder if a Windows 10...
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    Surface Pro 3 with Windows 10 - pen is not working

    Hi, Did you encounter this issue? Just upgraded the Surface Pro 3 to Windows 10 before the free upgrade deadline. The upgrade went thru fine but he pen is not working. I can only double click on the purple button twice to launch the Note program but I can't use the pen as a mouse at all. I...
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    Anniversary Update on Surface 3 - Y / N ?

    For me, at least, updates to my Surface 3 have been kind of hit-or-miss. One update screwed up the sound, another WiFi, another the dock with an external monitor. Now the "Anniversary Update" is coming along with a massive patch following immediately. I'm wondering if I should wait a week or so...
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    Recovery partition/image recovery

    Hello everyone. I got a SPro3 with 8.1. I wanted to upgrade to Windows 10 and so I did, from within the system. Then I managed to save a system image using Acronis True Image, successfully. But then comes the issue. After the image I've made some modifications such as creating a new user and...
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    Intermittent Touch Screen & Keyboard Issues

    Hello…I was hoping someone might be able to provide some assistance for my SP2 Pro which is experiencing an intermittently disabled touch screen and odd on-screen keyboard behaviors. The issues seem to have started after upgrading to Windows 10 in March 2016. The touch screen and the type...
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    Flight Simulator X and Surface Pro 4 Windows 10

    I searched forums and Internet for a long time to see if Flight Simulator X would work on the Surface Pro 4. Flight Simulator X is 10 years old and I did not want to install software that would not be compatible with my machine. I have the Surface Pro 4 i7 with 16 gigs of ram. Since I was...
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    Surface Pro 3 Lines on Screen Flickering.

    Was wondering if anyone has seen this issue or knows of a fix to it. i7 512 GB. More information in the description of the video.