Microsoft does something right, then finds a way to disappoint…

UPDATE the Second: After quite a bit of googleBing, I discovered a post about “Power Button / Volume Up” for 30 secs after an incomplete / failed update. Using that technique got the SP3 running again, screen right side up, keyboard working. ¬†With fingers crossed, I tried the new power supply, and it appears to …

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Update: Win8.1 -> Win10 experience

Went searching for a solution to the SSL problem, and I think I found one. (Unfortunately, I can’t find the source at the moment, but I’m still looking.) It seems BitDefender was the issue — turning off “Scan SSL” seems to have worked on my Surface Pro 3, although I need to spend more time …

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Win8.1 -> Win10 experience

My Surface Pro 3 came with Win8 installed, and was greatly improved by the update to Win8.1. My Win7 desktop computer had enough going wrong that I was tired of trying to fix it; it was old and slow enough that I didn’t mind getting a new computer, complete with 8.1. Win8 isn’t really great …

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