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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 ...
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Can the ASUS Nexus 7 be used as an input device for 3ds Max?

I just got a Nexus 7. Since I'm currently learning 3ds Max, I was wondering, can I use this tablet as an input device for 3ds Max? I would like to be able to use it with a pen to draw and animate my ...
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Undeleting files on android [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recover data from SD card I mistakenly deleted some files on my tablet's storage (Nexus 7, Android 4.2). Is there a way to recover them? I would prefer not to root my ...
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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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What can I do with an HP Touchpad now that Open webOS will not support it?

HP confirmed that the Touchpad will not be upgradeable to Open webOS. The version of webOS that it shipped with arguably was not production ready. With few apps and an outdated browser, is there ...
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Transfer around 1000 audio files at a time to Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

I need to transfer around 1000 audio files at a time from my laptop to my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. It's asking for permission every time for each file. Are there any settings that'd allow me to ...
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adding exception for local files to iecompatdata.xml on Win RT and IE Metro

In order to allow flash content, it needs to be added to the iecompatdata.xml file in %HOMEPATH%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\IECompatData\ as part of the under flash>domain. This ...
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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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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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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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X230T in tablet mode, select text or scroll??

Sometimes I can just scroll by touching the screen with my finger. But sometimes that feature doesn't work and I can select text with my finger instead of scrolling. How do I switch between these ...
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Windows 7 Network share through Homegroup: missing files/folders

I have 2 computers (laptop, tablet) set up in the same Homegroup. For file exchange, one has a folder mapped with read/write permissions for the homegroup (on laptop). When I open the networked ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Tablet - External keyboard

I'm trying to get an external keyboard to work with a Lenovo IdeaPad A1 tablet. It's connected through an OTG USB to Micro USB cable. The tablet seems not to recognize the keyboard input. (The ...
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Dual Monitor on Windows causing calibration error on tablet (input device) when using Windows Journal

Recently, I got a dual monitor set up for my desktop running on Windows 7. However, this causes some problems with my tablet input-device in certain applications. I use Windows Journal very ...
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Is there a way to turn my computer into a bluetooth keyboard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Use laptop as bluetooth keyboard? Here are the facts: I have a computer (hurray!) It has a working bluetooth chipset It is running Linux (Debian) My tablet (an iPad, ...
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wacom bamboo splash

I was wondering if there is a way to turn my Bamboo Splash onto pen mode but not have it be absolute positioning? Can I make it so that movements are relative to the mouse and not to the screen? I'm ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Tablet - Losing Wifi connection

My Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Tablet is losing the WIFI connection around every 30 seconds. I'm using this router. The SSID is hidden and MAC address filtering is enabled. Any ideas what the problem could be? ...
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How to monitor (ACPI?) events and keypresses in linux?

I'm using Arch Linux (Ubuntu or Gentoo are also available) I'd like to configure my Dell Latitude XT Tablet to my liking. I need to know/handle all events that are forwarded to OS. There are several ...
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Which has a faster data transfer rate? WIFI (tablet or cell phone, not LTE) or MicroSD (Class 10)? [closed]

Which of the two methods of dta transfer trasfers data at a faster rate for smartphones and tablets? Standard Wi-Fi, or MicroSD Cards? I wonder if it would be actually faster to access data on ...
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How risky is it to use an underspecified charger?

I forgot my 5V/2.1A charger at work and I only have a 5V/1A charger at home. I tried plugging in the device and it seems to work (battery is loading). Theoretically speaking, what bad things could ...
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Galaxy tab not showing up as a Drive in Windows XP

I just installed Android Ice Cream Sandwich. But I cant see a Drive! USB seems to show up but no Drive to access the files in Windows Explorer. I can see a USB device ID and it is showing as SAMSUNG ...
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Resizing signature on Adobe Reader on Windows 7 tablet

I have a Windows 7 tablet and would like to be able to complete PDF forms, and put a signature on them. However with Adobe Reader I am unable to resize the signature as I cant accurately touch and ...
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Decrease drag threshold with tablet in Windows 7

I'm using Windows 7 with a a Wacom Intuos 3 tablet. When clicking and dragging, the drag action doesn't seem to be recognized until the cursor has travelled a certain distance, roughly 15-20 pixels. ...
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One charger for two devices: Which one should I choose?

I have one Acer tablet with the following specs written on the charger: Output: 19V 2.15A Then, I have an Acer NetBook (Aspire One) with the following specs on the charger: Output: 19V 1.58A ...
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Can a USB cable carry 12v?

I have a Acer Iconia A500 tablet. I want to plug it in, in the car, but it has a barrel plug and I don't want to buy an inverter. The car adapters are expensive for what they do. I already have a 2.1 ...
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Tablet-compatible vector drawing app for OS X?

I got a capacitive stylus so I can use my laptop's trackpad as a graphics tablet. It seems like drawing software such as SketchBook Express works quite well, but it only produces bitmap output. Are ...
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Weird cursor on second display only

After using a tablet for a while and disconnecting it, this weird extra artifact has appeared beside my cursor, but only on my second display. The cursor doesn't distort like mentioned in other ...
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USB Device not Recognized in front USB port but works on backside USB port

I just connect my Motorola Xoom Tablet to my front side of Windows 7 PC It raises But, when i connect this into backside. It's working fine. This happens only for this device only. My other ...
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Possible to install linux on an android tablet? [closed]

Is it possible to install linux on a rooted Android tablet? I like the look of the Asus Transformer Prime, but would really like to be able to dual boot so I can run normal programs on it and treat ...