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Turning off password from lock menu surface laptop 3

I am trying everything to turn off the need for a password to sign into my surface 3. I don't need one but I can't seem to find a way to disable it.
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how to install vcruntime140.dll on a surface tablet?

in the context of: How to install vcruntime140.dll without admin rights? I am looking to install this library on an older microsoft surface 3 tablet. For some reason, the alpine mail client requires ...
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Can only select "Troubleshoot Sound Problems" but cannot adjust the volume

To clarify and narrow a previous question, why does the rocker switch to adjust the volume suddenly no longer work? Assuming this is related to an inability to select sound settings from the taskbar. ...
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"I understand that you're experiencing an issue with PC audio. May I run a quick scan to try to find a solution?" instead of a volume adjustment

I just want to adjust the volume, so clicked on the speaker icon which results in: seems a bit excessive. Last I recall, the volume could be adjusted either with the "rocker" switch or ...
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no sound through bluetooth headset -- only mic is working

Skype echo tests work fine using the Bluetooth Plantronics PLT V5200 earpiece mic and speaker. Using textnow, I get a series of beeps on the earpiece indicating that the call is being made. The phone ...
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After deleting all bluetooth from the device manager, how to add it back?

In futzing with bluetooth I seem to have removed bluetooth from the device manager itself. How do initiate a scan to detect the internal hardware to then download the correct driver? I've tried: `****...
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How to troubleshoot bluetooth audio for a Surface tablet?

From bluetooth settings (start ms-settings:bluetooth) clicking disconnect and connect generates an audible pairing message from the headset. Hower, youtube or other video only seems to play over the ...
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How to configure a Surface 3 tablet to use the front-facing camera for Zoom?

For a Microsoft Surface 3 tablet, joining a zoom meeting activates the rear camera. How can I use the front-facing camera for a zoom meeting? I'm using the webpage to join a meeting.
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How to get help for the Posh-SSH cmdlet?

I ran Get-Help which asked whether I wanted to run Update-Help, which I did. How do I get help on using Posh-SSH from within the powershell CLI? PS C:\> PS C:\> Get-Command -Name *ssh* ...
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VBA - screen brightness self increase/decrease

The Problem: Screen brightness of my laptop randomly decreases and then slowly increases back. This has happened since I've used a macro that fades my User Form in-and-out. I regretted even using ...
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There is no email program associated to perform the requested action: send to -> mail recipient

I'm trying to send a file through the GUI by "right clicking", which, on the surface, means a long press, and selecting send to. Selecting mail generates a prompt to configure the default program for ...
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error: Platform version is not compatible (XUL runner)

Not sure why I'm getting an XUL error: XUL runner error: Platform version '61.0.2' is not compatible with minVersion >= 61.0.1 maxVersion <= 61.0.1 Particularly when this version of Firefox ...
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Mail for Windows 10 only receives, never sends

I have a surface 3 tablet which comes with an e-mail application built-in. Composing messages generates a "sent from Mail for Windows 10" signature type of line in the e-mail. That's fine. But ...
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How to highlight or select text in a console shell? (CLI)

For a regular surface 3 tablet, how do I highlight or select text in the console so that it's copied to the clipboard? With a mouse it's easy enough. However, no mouse for a tablet. I enabled the "...
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