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Old 07-07-2016, 11:00 AM
 
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Do you like it~? Any issues with it~? Did you get a keyboard~? Ever have issues with it not working~?
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Old 07-07-2016, 11:15 AM
 
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Surface Pro 3 here, with keyboard. Got it at first release, however long ago that was, with keyboard. Love it. Reboot once in a while, usually when the touchpad is a bit wonky, but otherwise no problems. Great machine, and ultra-portable.
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Old 07-08-2016, 08:09 AM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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I also have the Surface Pro 3, at work where I have a docking station with keyboard and two 24" monitors. I will often take it home where I have a monitor to attach, but use the little flat keyboard there. I have had no problems with it after getting used to Windows 10.
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Old 07-08-2016, 09:37 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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I support 2 Surfaces at my office, a 3 and a 4. They are very nice but the 4 is a constant support issue. Always having trouble with that thing and it's been replaced once already because the battery just decided to stop charging. It was 3 months old.
Now I am working on the Surface 3 as I type this. The keyboard cover just stopped working.
Not to mention they are very expensive.

I would honestly get a Win 10 tablet from Lenovo or Asus.
Cheaper and every bit as good (if not better).
Seriously. I have an Asus tablet I paid $350 for and it has been more reliable then the Surface 4 Pro has been. To be fair the 3 has been pretty reliable but the guy using it isn't a POWER USER.

(Just fixed the cover btw).
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Old 07-09-2016, 07:40 AM
 
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The cover fix is easy. Just detach and re-attach.

Be careful of underpowered W10 tablets, the ones with Atom style processors, if you plan to do anything other than email and word processing. Also watch storage.
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Old 07-09-2016, 06:59 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Having troubles with the pen and getting a replacement driver.
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Old 07-09-2016, 07:43 PM
 
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I was asking these questions because I recently purchased a new Surface Windows 10. I'm having frequent issues with the removable keyboard. I hope nothing else happens like someone else was talking about.
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Old 07-11-2016, 09:05 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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The cover fix is easy. Just detach and re-attach.
Really? You think I didn't try that? You think my boss didn't try that? It certainly was NOT that easy.
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Old 07-11-2016, 12:35 PM
 
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Peregrine,

So what was the problem? What was the fix? Educate us naive folks!
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Old 07-11-2016, 02:45 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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My bad. It was still pretty easy.

I de- and re- attached it a dozen times. Detach, reboot, reattach. Tried that a few times. Uninstalled the type cover and reinstalled. Finally I checked the MS website. Should have done that first, of course. DOH!

The 2 button shutdown procedure outlined here is what finally did it:
https://www.microsoft.com/surface/en...?os=windows-10

I was skeptical...but it worked. Reminds me of the old Blackberry. Pulling the battery out fixed just about everything on those.
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