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Windows 10 V2004: Upgrade lock for Surfaces removed

[German]Microsoft has lifted on July 1, 2020, the ban on upgrading to the Windows 10 May 2020 Update (Version 2004) for the in-house Surface devices, which was set in June. Advertising

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Firmware Update for Surface Go 2

Microsoft has started the rollout the June 2020 firmware update for Surface Go 2 devices. It provides improvements for Touch and UEFI – see also this short article. Advertising

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Firmware Updates for Surfaces

Brief info for owners of various older Surface devices. Microsoft has given them firmware updates. This ranges from the Surface Pro 5/6 to the Surface Laptop and Laptop 2. The links to the respective update history may be found here … Continue reading

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Firmware-Update for Surface Studio and Surface Pro X

Microsoft has released firmware updates for the Surface Studio and the ARM-based Surface Pro X. A list for the Surface Pro X is available here. For the Surface Studio (1st generation) the update history with the details can be found … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Version 2004 Upgrade Issues with Surfaces

[German]It appears that two Surface models (Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3) are having problems upgrading to Windows 10 May 2020 Update (2004 version). The new Windows 10 is not compatible with these devices. Addenum: Also Surface Book 3 … Continue reading

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Surface PCs doesn’t have Thunderbolt – it’s security

[German]Microsofts Surface models come with soldered RAM and with USB Type-C, but doesn’t support Thunderbolt. Now there is probably a possible explanation: It’s for security reasons. Advertising

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Workaround for Surface Pro 7 shutdown bug?

[German]There may be a workaround for owners of a Surface Pro 7 that can prevent the Microsoft tablet from spontaneously shutting down. Here are some hints about the problem and suggested workarounds. Advertising

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Windows 10/Microsoft Surface: Boot error 0xc0000098

[German]Windows users – and especially users of Windows 10 and Microsoft Surface devices – are affected from time to time by the boot error 0xc0000098. I will therefore prepare the whole thing again in a blog post Advertising

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Surface Laptop 3: Does a serial error crack screens?

[German]There are current reports that the screens of Surface Laptop 3 devices cracks spontaneously. It looks like a serial error, and affected users are in trouble, because it’s not covered by warranty. Advertising

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Surface Pro 7 shutting down randomly

[German]Users of a Microsoft Surface Pro 7 suffer from the problem that the devices simply switch off. Causes are unknown, and workarounds do not work for all users. Advertising

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