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Tablet not correctly registering pen position

My tablet is now registering my pen several inches up and to the right of where it actually is. Video provided: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2m5MNAaaHbYcWd1OTdXXzAtR3M/edit?usp=sharing It's a ...
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Can't change VisTablet PenPad settings

I have a VisTablet PenPad, and it works fine. However, it defaults to pen mode (where it jumps to the pen's location on the penpad) and I need it to be in mouse mode (where it moves relative to where ...
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Stuck in a bootloop

I am stuck in a bootloop for my Freelander PX2. After I tried to extend the internal storage (I have rooted the device successfully), I used the wrong argument and caused the device to be in a ...
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Strange Wacom Graphire 4 issue

I have a Wacom Graphire 4 and Windows 7 (see specs at bottom in needed). My tablet has started doing strange and very annoying things. all of a sudden I won't be able to control the cursor, if I'm on ...
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IE11 webmail issues with touch, Chrome seems not to have

So my company is starting to experiment with giving users tablets (Windows 8.1, Dell Venue 11 tablets). And I'm running into an issue with our webmail application. On a desktop, you'd normally have to ...
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Dell Venue 8 Pro: why is the battery designed to charge up to 87%

I noticed that my Dell Venue 8 Pro (Windows 8.1) battery does not charge more than 87%. So I uninstalled the ACPI-compliant control method. It reinstalled automatically on reboot. The charge was now ...
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How mobile devices can get their geolocation? [closed]

I recently bought an iPad mini. This is the cheaper version, no GPS included. I'm wondering how can these mobile devices get my exact location. I made some research on my PC like checking IP to ...
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tablet + wired network + recharging

Can any tablet simultaneously recharge and use a non-wireless network? The goal is like an always-on kiosk-like touchscreen, in a location that forbids wifi. Ethernet (not Internet) would be e.g. ...
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Changing tablet area for a really old tablet

I found (and are trying to use) a Medion MD 41217 in my house, but it's 4:3 and is HUGE! Every time I installed the driver it came with I blue screened so I googled around and found: ...
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In how far is the Ampere number important for USB powered devices?

Currently, I have three devices that can be charged via USB: Digicam: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41 Tablet: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition Smartphone: Nexus 4 (LG) They have three different ...
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Neo magnet damage to electronics

We use tablets, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite to be exact, in our production facility to deliver configuration parameters to our employees. It is often the case that they drop the tablet cracking it's ...
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Locking Android Tablets - How fool proof is it?

I am the IT manager for a large retailer. We are thinking of purchasing hundreds of Android tablets for our workforce instead of low end laptops, what we used to buy traditionally. The primary use for ...
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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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2 projectors + internal screen on Lenovo x230 Tablet?

I teach 100+ classes every year on fraud and ethics. I often need to write notes but people in the back of the room can't see the flipchart. So I want to connect 2 projectors: One would show my pptx ...
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Intel Core processor support for Connected Standby

Do the Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors support the Connected Standby feature in Windows 8.1? Asked differently: is Connected Standby a feature that is limited to the Intel Atom processors? A little ...
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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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ASUS Tranformer 101G won't charge, but USB connection works

My ASUS TF101G tablet has suddenly stopped charging. If I plug it into the wall (dock+tablet), it won't charge. I tried plugging just the tablet into the wall, it won't charge. I tried just plugging ...
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Asus t100 not turning on

I have an Asus T100 transformer tablet with Windows 8.1. I plugged it in to charge and now it won't turn on. The red charging light is on, and if I hold the power button in for about 10 seconds, this ...
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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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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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What linux distributions exist that will run natively on a tablet? [closed]

I don't need recommendations, I just wanted to know if there exists a distribution that runs or can run natively (not sandboxed in the host os) with documented confirmation, and/or instructions. I ...
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Set specific USB ports to charge-only [duplicate]

On Windows, is there any way to make some USB ports to be charge-only? I do not want to alter the settings of the devices; I want to change the settings of the USB ports on Windows, so that any device ...
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Using Surface Pro as a recording PC [duplicate]

I want to know if it would be possible to connect my laptop to my tablet with a mini display port to HDMI cable and use the tablet to capture the video stream from the laptop i.e. record the screen. ...
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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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install windows 7 on windows 8 tablet possible?

Is it possible to install Windows 7 on a Windows 8 tablet with an x86 architecture processor? We have a software program that we want to display on the tablet but it is quite heavy and it only works ...
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Remote emacs access to my main computer

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 which runs the Android OS. I have a nice keyboard for it and would like to be able to keep editing and working in emacs when I am not by my main computer. My desire ...
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Dell Latitude ST shows WiFi hardware disabled

My Dell Latitude ST tablet stopped detecting any wireless networks. The card is enabled and the newest drivers are installed but Windows shows that there are no available networks. The Windows ...
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Kocaso M1400 ADB / USB drivers installation on Windows

I'm having trouble installing the Kocaso M1400 USB / ADB drivers on Windows 8. The vendor doesn't seem to provide them and the generic google drivers don't seem to work. The device is powered by a ...
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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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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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Is there a way to get/make a driver for Intel GMA 3150 that support OpenGL 2.0

When released the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 - also found in Intel Atom N4xx, N5xx (Pineview) processors (ex.: in notebook like various Dell Mini or Inspiron Duo 10.1 hybrid Tablet) was ...
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Would I be able to run a game server on a tablet? [closed]

I want to run a small Garry's Mod server (<8 players) with SRCDS over wifi. What difficulties would I encounter if I were to run a game server on a tablet with a 1.2GHz processor and 512MB of ram? ...
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Using Windows to delete files with unix permissions

Ok so I have a blackberry playbook and I had downloaded a zip file and unzipped the files. Unfortunately, there seems to be some kind of bug where I am unable to delete the extracted files. I keep ...
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On Windows, how can a user batch resize AND preserve star ratings in the resized photos?

This is related to this prior question: How to copy pictures with 3+ stars to tablet preserving folder structure using free tools on Windows? The goal is to move thousands of pictures and folders to ...
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How to Disable SSL in Windows 8 Tablet to Connect Exchange ActiveSync

Okay this is what I think would be a simple question that no-one seems to have answers for, I purchased a new Windows 8 Tablet, a Dell Latitude 10 to be exact, I've already talked to Dell and MS about ...
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What happens if I use a generic wall socket to USB instead of the (much bigger) samsung provided one on my Samsung tablet? [closed]

I have a samsung tablet. It came with a wall socket to USB transformer for charging it, as the port on the tablet isn't a generic port. If I were to use another wall-to-USB charger (which is much ...
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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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nvidia driver conflict with another display adapter

I have a laptop equipped with GT540M. Drivers are fine, games are running properly. But then, when I install my tablet driver (Yiynova DP10HD, just like a cheap replacement of Wacom Cintiq) which is ...
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How would you turn a tablet into a keyboard + easy-to-reach touchscreen (mirror the desktop) (not a touchpad) for a desktop PC?

How would you turn a tablet into a keyboard + easy-to-reach touchscreen (mirror the desktop) (not a touchpad) for a desktop PC? Numerous remote touchpads on Android I asked a question on ...
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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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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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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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Microsoft Office 2010 Reinstall, Pen Input No Longer Works

Earlier today I upgraded to Office 13, found it was VERY problematic, so I uninstalled in and reinstalled office 2010. Now, in OneNote, Word, PowerPoint, etc... I can no longer use pen input with my ...
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Why tablet can't be a mobile display or minotor?

Is it possible that tablet can be a mobile monitor? So I can connect my Mac mini to it through HDMI port.
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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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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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Why do laptops need fans but tablets don't?

I'm curious why a tablet doesn't need fans but all laptops do, even the cheap and less powerful netbooks. I thought at first it would be that the screen on a tablet is smaller than a laptop, so the ...
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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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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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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 ...