Tag Archives: Surface

Surface Books and the swollen battery problem

[German]Another article about an unpleasant topic: Defective Microsoft Surface Books due to inflating batteries. More and more users of the Surface Books of the first generation have been hit by this issue. Advertising

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Surface Pro 7: Firmware update for Battery and USB Dock

[German]Microsoft released a set of firmware updates for Surface Pro 7 on December 5, 2019. In addition to improvements to the cameras, the Surface Dock USB performance and battery performance will also be optimized. Advertising

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Surfaces Updates and Surface Pro 7 battery issues

Microsoft has released various updates for older Surface devices to fix connection problems. Another update shall improve battery life. And owners of a Surface Pro 7 complain about poor battery life. Advertising

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Wi-Fi issues with Surface Pro 7/Surface Laptop 3 [Workaround]

[German]Users of the new Microsoft Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3 models complain about problems with the WLAN part. After waking up from its energy-saving state, the WLAN speed suddenly drops to 10%. Advertising

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Caution with Surface Pro 7 Wi-Fi driver

[German]If you have purchased a new Surface Pro 7 (possibly also the Surface Laptop 3), be careful when installing the WLAN drivers. Otherwise you probably may end with serious issues. Advertising

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Surface Book 2: CPU- and dGPU issues fixed

[German]Microsoft released a Firmware update to fix two issues with Surface Book 2 running Windows 10 1903. The CPU throttling to 400 MHz and the disabling Nvidia dGPU bug shall be fixed. Advertising

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Surface RT/Surface 2: Update KB4516067 revokes certificates

[German]A brief information for owners of a Surface RT (or all Surface models with 32-bit Windows 8.1 RT): With update KB4516067 Microsoft has accidentally revoked the certificates so that Internet Explorer can no longer be used. Advertising

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 caught fire

[German]Very unpleasant thing: I just came across a case where a Surface Pro 4 suddenly didn’t want to charge anymore, then the battery swell and the device caught fire. Advertising

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Are there Battery Problems with Surface Book 2 and Pro 5/6?

[German]It seems that owners of Microsoft’s Surface Tablet PCs are still plagued by battery problems. Especially the latest firmware update for battery optimization seems to have side effects. Advertising

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Surface Firmware Update causes WiFi issues

[German]Microsoft offers a firmware update for various Surface devices. If this is installed, some users will experience problems with the stability of the WiFi connection. Here is some information about this topic. Advertising

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