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156 views

How to further dim the screen for Windows 8.1 Metro interface?

For using the tablet in a dark room, I am trying to set my screen dimmer than the lowest brightness setting that windows provides. Just like you would use screen filter in Android devices. So far I ...
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48 views

Red ink for Windows 8 Reader App

I'm using the Windows 8 Reader app on a Surface Pro, and I really like the feature that enables you to mark up a PDF with the stylus. Is there any way to change the color of the digital "ink" created ...
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0answers
548 views

Is there a way to image or clone a Windows 8 tablet that runs off eMMC storage?

I am attempting to image or clone Windows 8 tablets that run off eMMC storage. The specific device in use in an Asus Vivotab Smart that runs Windows 8 Core. Having attempted traditional imaging ...
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0answers
84 views

Backup Note Anytime files

I am using the Note Anytime app on Windows 8. I want to save my files, that are transcripts/notes of lectures (and therefore very important to me), but I can't find the files. So how can I backup the ...
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0answers
54 views

Acer W3-810 Windows8 tablet is suddenly going to be Sleep mode

I had set-up not to go to sleep mode. But, Acer W3-810 tablet is going to be sleep mode... I set all setting of sleep of in Control panel. After Idle timeout, system log 13:21:19 Kernel-Power The ...
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1answer
1k views

Lock down Windows 8 to run only one app

I am looking to lock down/restrict a Windows 8 tablet to run only one app. The tablet will be used as a remote control for a networked audio system (via a dedicated wifi network with no internet ...
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0answers
59 views

Disable volume buttons on Windows 8 tablet

Is there a way to disable the volume buttons on my Windows 8 tablet? My workplace is forcing us to use Windows 8 and whenever it is jostled around in my bag its volume goes off of mute which is ...
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1answer
453 views

Surface Pro 2: differences between Type Cover or Type Cover 2?

With the release of the Surface Pro 2, there is a new version of the Type Cover coming out - the Type Cover 2. It is supposed to be an improvement over the original Type Cover, being both backlit and ...
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5answers
1k views

install windows 7 on windows 8 tablet possible?

I don't know wether this is the correct forum to ask this question, if not I will remove it. My question is, is it possible to buy a windows 8 tablet with an x86 architecture processor and install ...
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0answers
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Would Windows 8 tablet features work for a wacom tablet connected to a PC?

It's pretty infamous that Windows 8 is suited more for tablets than PC since there are quite a few features intended just for tablets. My question is: if I connect a Wacom Cintiq tablet for instance, ...
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2answers
623 views

Quickly open Windows Mobility Center in Windows 8 “tablet” mode

I am using a Surface Pro (2013). I would like to know if there is a quick way to open the Windows Mobility Center desktop program. I like to use this program because it is easy to manipulate ...
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0answers
674 views

Tablet PC requires double tap for single click in some programs

I've noticed that in some programs, you have to double-tap the screen in order for a single-click to register. In one such program, Osu, there is an option to fix this issue: However, I still have ...
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2answers
3k views

How can I use my W8 tablet as a second monitor?

I have a Windows 8 tablet running the full W8 (read: NOT RT). I know that there are apps for iPad (not sure about Android) that will let your tablet function as a secondary monitor. Is there any way ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to lockdown a Microsoft Surface RT in kiosk mode?

I am wondering if it is possible to lock-down a Microsoft Surface RT tablet by allowing one application to always be in the foreground and restricting users from doing anything else. Is it possible ...
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1answer
2k views

How to change my windows 8 domain password without physical keyboard?

I have a Windows 8 tablet without keyboard. I want to change my account password, but in the manual: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/change-your-password Windows authors states that i ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I remap a tablet hardware key to alt-tab?

My issue is that there's no way to alt-tab on a tablet running W8 Pro (NOT RT) when I'm in a full screen desktop application. I want to remap my screen orientation hardware key to Alt-Tab. However, ...
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1answer
212 views

Windows 8 RT Internet Explorer- SVG plugin?

My current company is using a GIS firm that requires us to web-interface with it specifically with 'Internet Explorer' and with the 'current' 6/7 year old Adobe SVG Plugin. I've thrown every ...
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0answers
133 views

Wipe HDD after X amount of BitLocker attempts?

I am looking for a solution to secure Windows 8 Pro (x86) tablets since Remote Wipe is only available for Windows RT (ARM) devices. I currently have Bitlocker + PIN setup on the device and was ...
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1answer
223 views

Why all menus in windows are floating left with dual monitor?

I'm using a tablet with a external monitor and the second monitor as the main one. Why all menus are floating left. Is there a way to change this? My tablet is physically positioned on the right of ...
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1answer
198 views

how can I “tilt” my laptop for a game

I have Windows 8 and therefore I can download games made for a Surface or Windows Phone. Some of these games require that you "tilt" your tablet in order to move to the side. However, I am using a ...
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2answers
806 views

Windows 8 on MSI Windpad 110W has little to no free memory after waking from sleep

I have an MSI WindPad 110W that I bought new (not used) with 4 GB of memory installed and about 256 MB reserved for video. I did a clean install of Windows 8 on it and have since been using it. After ...
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2answers
989 views

Webcam recognized but not functioning in Windows 8

I recently got a MSI WindPad 110W tablet PC. I installed Windows 8 Pro on it. The tablet has two webcams, one on each side (Facing the user and facing away from the user). Both are listed in Windows' ...
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1answer
3k views

What is the fastest way to see battery level in Windows 8 Surface tablet via touch?

What is the fastest way to use touch to see battery level on a Windows 8 Surface tablet? Currently it seems that I have to go to the lock screen to see battery level, but that is quite a bit of effort ...
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1answer
124 views

Windows 8 software keyboard options

On a Windows 8 tablet such as Surface, is it possible to replace the built-in software keyboard with a different one, such as SlideIt?
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3answers
488 views

Does Windows 8 have gestures for tablet?

On Windows 8 tablets such as Surface, is it possible to use gestures? The first one that comes to mind is an equivalent of the back button.
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4answers
17k views

Disable cursor ring for tablet in Windows 7/8

When I installed my Bamboo tablet in Windows 7/8, a ring shows anytime I click with the pen. Which annoys me.