Surface Pro 3 Docking Station Update

Help and Answers for the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Docking Station This 2018 update will answer all your questions about the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Docking Station! Whether you want to be sure which dock to get or which Surface Pro can connect to which dock, we have your answer here. In addition, the technical…

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Quick Fix for when your Surface won’t turn on

What to do when your Microsoft Surface won’t turn on When your Surface won’t turn on, it is likely to be power problems. It’s happened several times that my wife’s or my Surface won’t turn on. I know from experience that when it first happens the feeling one has is FEAR! Fear that something is seriously…

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How to Fix Windows Surface Stuck in Airplane Mode

How to disable airplane mode in Windows 10 on a Microsoft Surface (and some other laptops) This is the fix for when you can’t turn off airplane mode in Windows 10 (for a number of laptops, including on a Microsoft Surface Pro) and you want to turn on the WiFi (including Surface Pro WiFi). The…

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Fix Windows Stuck in Airplane Mode in 60 seconds

Windows 10 Computer or Laptop stuck in airplane mode? Do this! This is the fix for your computer or laptop stuck in airplane mode in Windows 10 (or older Windows), and you want to turn on the WiFi. I’ve found it can be a problem with the computer, laptop or PC wireless controller rather than…

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How to Add the Start Menu Back to Windows 8

With Windows 8 officially here it’s time to start thinking about the implications of moving your users or clients to it.  Under the hood, Windows 8 is a solid OS but from a usability standpoint, some users are going to be frustrated.  One of the biggest frustrations that they may experience is the lack of…

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Where to Get System Recovery Discs for All Major PC Manufacturers

Most people seem to lose, throw away, or never create their recovery cds when they get a new computer.  So when Windows crashes, it can be very frustrating trying to track down a replacement.  This can be even more frustrating when the person needs the machine back up and running ASAP.  Since finding them can…

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How to Backup Printer Drivers and Restore Them on Another Computer

Back when I had a forum on this site someone posted a utility that allows you to back up printer drivers on one computer and restore them on another.  This utility has saved me countless amounts of time, especially when setting up new computers.  And since I don’t have the forum anymore, I felt like…

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How to Audit Your Microsoft Software Licenses

Keeping track of Microsoft licenses can be a daunting task when you manage a network with multiple computers. This can be especially true when you are given the task of inventorying computers on a network that you personally did not set up. You could go to each computer and inventory it individually but this could take lots of time depending on the amount of computers. Or, you could use a free program that will scan each computer on a network and do this for you.

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