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How to access Windows 8 Tablet via Remote Desktop from PC

I have a Windows 8.1 Tablet and a Win7 Desktop. I've tried to access the Tablet via the Remote Desktop app from my PC for easier configuration but it couldn't connect. I could ping the device, so ...
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Toshiba M780 Portege screen does not rotate in Tablet mode

My Toshiba M780 Portege screen does not rotate in Tablet mode, though it responds to the Stylus pen attached. Running Windows 7 64 bit.
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Selectively Update App in Windows 8.1 Store

I was recently given a new tablet with a fresh instal of Windows 8.1 on it. Naturally, there are apps installed that have newer versions available. Some of these apps will not allow themselves to be ...
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Convertible Tablet for precision input with multiple monitors

I use a convertible laptop with a digitized pen as my main computer. I have some work to do that requires a lot of mouse I/O, and using my pen is a pretty attractive option for this. However, I find ...
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could I run a PC desktop program on a win 8.1 tablet? [closed]

This is something I still do not get very clearly. Could I download, install and use my favorite x86 PC program, lets say Matlab, on a windows 8.1 tablet? Or windows 8 tablets can only use windows ...
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Can you charge a tablet and use a USB device at the same time?

Most tablets only have a single Micro USB port that is used to charge the tablet, or can be used to plug in regular USB devices like a keyboard/mouse using USB OTG. I would like to charge/power my ...
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does a windows 8.1 tablet require an antivirus/antispyware program?

I am helping a friend with setting up a Dell Venue 8 tablet. It has Windows 8.1. My friend seems to think that it requires antivirus protection. I honestly did not know the answer to this. I thought ...
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Turn off the CTRL/SHIFT bubble on a tablet

I have the exact problem as described on this page, only in Windows 8 on a Windows Surface tablet: I want to turn off the SHIFT bubble that pops up near my pen cursor when I'm holding SHIFT. ...
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How to select multiple words using touchscreen in win 8

When I double click on a word, win 8 highlights the word but there are no draggable things to select multiple words like on smartphones. If I touch-hold, i get right-click menu. I couldn't find ...
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Can the Surface RT be used to edit website code and test sites locally?

I'm looking into buying an economic, portable computer to present websites hosted on the local machine, and maybe make minor code edits to the site as well. I was considering the Surface RT, but I ...
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Synergy connection with windows 8 client

I just acquired a Dell XPS 12 ultrabook, with a flipping touchscreen. I like it, but only want to use the (small) touch screen when I'm away from home. I'd rather use synergy to control my new ...
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How to shut down the “Tablet PC input panel” in windows8

OK, this is the most terrible thing to me that the servers in windows 8 it made the IME for japanese which when i handwritting on it that alway made my hannwritting lagged for 2-3 sec the end is it ...
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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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Trick Windows 7 into Thinking It Is Installed on a Tablet PC

Is there a way to make Windows 7 think it is installed on a tablet pc? (Not like an iPad but a convertible laptop) The reason is, I'm having trouble with OneNote and Wacom Cintiq the handwriting is ...
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Onenote shortcut to change mouse cursor from pen mode to text mode

I am using Wacom tablet with Onenote. When I move my pen inside the page, it defaults to pen mode. If I want to change to text mode I have to click the toolbar. What is the shortcut for changing from ...
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Use a TabletPC as an input device for another computer

I have a 12" TabletPC that I want to use as the input device for another computer. I know of apps like Multiplicity and Synergy that will allow me to use a mouse on another computer over the network, ...
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Telnet session with tablet

I have a very old legacy application that we want to access thru a tablet. The app is only accesible thru a VT220 telnet session. I'm pretty shure it will work out of the box with Win7, putty and ...
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Tips for cleaning touch screen

Is cleaning a touch screen LCD any different to cleaning normal LCD? Should one avoid using window cleaner solutions as well? Is distilled water and microfiber the only recommended method? Touch ...
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(Touch Tablet PC ) Minimising LCD power consumption?

Would using black background and light foreground reduce the LCD power consumption? Or actually increases it? Please note, it is not only the power consumption used for luminocity of LCD that needs to ...
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How can I install Windows XP Tablet components?

I've got an HP tablet computer from around 2005 ish. I can't find the install CD anywhere. So, I have an MSDN license, I grabbed the MSDN Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005 (CD's 1 and 2). CD 1 is ...