Windows 10: surface power cover dying? certain keys won't work
surface power cover dying? certain keys won't work
Suddenly, the d, e, o, m (and more) keys will not work on my power cover type keyboard. Not sure what caused the issue, don't rememeber downloading any updates or giving the keyboard a bang/fall.
The Power Cover is also charged-up, it's not a case of it's battery being flat. Sometimes I can get affected keys to work if I unattach and reattach the P.C. but a few seconds later they will return to not working. Please note this problem happens after a restart, after a shutdown, across two seperate surface devices (one win8.1, one win10), and after a factory reset back to Win8.0.
Somebody please tell me there is a fix and it isn't destined for the great office desk draw in the sky.
I'd carefully clean the contacts with isopropyl alcohol.
I ran into this problem while on Win7 & found a fix (YouTube - ‪Apple Keyboard Hack - Fully-powered USB ports on a PC!‬‏) . Unfortunately, the YouTube video has been removed.
I use an Apple keyboard that has 2-USB ports, one on...
Fixed:MS finally patches Surface Book & Surface Pro 4 for power woes
Source: How to get a replacement AC power cord for your Surface Pro | Microsoft Devices Blog
I am wondering what is the best power supply to purchase for Microsoft Surface Pro 4 to carry around in case I need to recharge it.
The power supply that came with Microsoft Surface Pro 4 will be staying at home.
Thank you for all suggestions.
I have a OEM with windows 7 home premium ( not professional ) and wondering if after the upgrade will my keys still work ok like being able to press fn and f5 etc to change things there or will this be gone in windows 10?