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HP laptop intermittently enters tablet mode and forgets about keyboard and trackpad

My HP Pavilion x360 laptop running Windows 11 will sometimes enter tablet mode on its own. In this mode, it does not recognise the internal keyboard and trackpad and only accepts touchscreen input. Is ...
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How to remove Start Menu Layer on my Desktop

I had pretty much the default before. As you can see, all my icons have disappeared and I now have a "back" button. Clicking the windows icon does nothing, and on top of that, I can't minimize or ...
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How to prevent keyboard from turning off, when closing laptop lid in Linux

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X201 Tablet with buttons on the screen bezel. These buttons are there to rotate or invert the display in Linux (Ubuntu 20.04) or lock the screen. Currently I have successfully ...
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Lenovo x2XX tablet auto-rotate rotates main screen (not internal one)

I have a Lenovo x230t with Windows 10. I use the autorotate feature which generally works nicely. However, it seems to rotate always the primary monitor instead of the internal monitor which is pretty ...
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how to make chrome start on startup in tablet mode

I followed these instructions. Now when I start the computer in regular (desktop mode) it works, chrome launches. I need it to work in tablet mode though. And it doesn't. When I start in tablet ...
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Enable rotation lock by default in Windows 10

I have a 2-in-1 Windows 10 computer, which can be either in laptop mode or tablet mode. Whenever I switch from laptop mode to tablet mode by turning the keyboard from in front of the screen to behind ...
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Refresh Chrome page without function keys

I have a Windows 10 tablet (Dell Latitude) with chrome, I have to force the page reload without cache (CTRL-F5) but I don't have the keyboard but just the built-in on screen keyboard without function ...
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Turn off the auto-disabling of touchpad and keyboard on Lenovo Yoga 3 14

Problem I'm using Lenovo Yoga 3 14 and when I open it at a certain angle (between 135 and 180 degrees) its keyboard and mouse becomes unresponsive / freezes. It is not a total freeze however - they ...
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Windows 10 command line to enable/disable tablet mode

As title, does anyone know how to toggle tablet mode akin to swiping in the right then clicking Tablet Mode button?
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Bring up the keyboard on windows 10 tablet mode?

I'm using a tablet with windows 10. I'm using a fullscreen app that requires keyboard to successfully interact with it, but there is nothing in the app itself that brings up an onscreen keyboard. Is ...
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My computer turned itself into Tablet Mode and it won't come out despite settings

I went to edit a photo in Windows 10 and didn't realize it had switched into Tablet Mode until I closed that and found the screen sideways. (I didn't even know there was a Tablet Mode, and didn't ...
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don't see keyboard in tablet mode on surface book

I just bought Surface Book and have the strange problem. When I detach keyboard and use it in tablet mode and try to print something in text field, virtual keyboard appears only in some applications. ...
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Surface 3/win 10 how to put file shortcut on tablet home?

Is it possible to put a link to a folder or file as a square on tablet mode? I tried send to> desktop but it only puts it on the desktop mode desktop.
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Windows 10 complete remove tablet mode

Windows 10 detect my workstation custom PC as a tablet device and the Tablet mode is visible in PC settings. 2 applications, Bluestacks, and Droid4X detect my PC as a tablet device. I tried to unplug ...
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Windows 10 Tablet Mode without touchscreen

I don't have a touchscreen computer, however I would like to try tablet mode with my graphics tablet but windows doesn't let me activate it. Is there a registry or something I can edit to enable ...
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Windows 10 tablet mode keeps opening new instances of desktop apps

When I run Windows 10 in tablet mode desktop apps icons on the start screen keep opening new instances of programs rather than bring the existing running instance to the front. I noticed this when my ...
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