Looking for Answers about Microsoft - Surface Pro - 128GB - Black?

Customer Questions & Answers for
Microsoft - Surface Pro - 128GB - Black

Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet: From the classroom to the boardroom, the Surface Pro tablet offers everything you need to work, study and stay productive on the go — without the bulk of a laptop. Prop up your tablet for easy viewing with the built-in kickstand, and draw or write on the screen with the Surface Pro pen.
Customer Questions & Answers:
100 Questions
 | 
209 Answers
Overall Rating:
4.549 out of 5
4.5
out of
5
(1340 Reviews)1340

Questions & Answers for Microsoft - Surface Pro - 128GB - Black

Question

can i download adobe photoshop in surface pro?

how can i download adobe photoshop?
5 months, 2 weeks ago
by
Posted by: 
maria alfonso
 from
beverly hills
on Microsoft - Surface Pro - 128GB - Black
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
You can install them via cd and external drive. I have adobe photoshop elements on my surface pro. You can download elements 12 via microsoft store but you have to purchase them on adobe website in a download form.
5 months, 1 week ago
by
Posted by: 
Arjay
 from
El Monte, CA
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Hello there,

Yes, you are able to download Adobe Photoshop onto the Surface Pro tablet just like your PC. It is a PC and tablet all in one.

I hope this was helpful to you.
5 months, 2 weeks ago
by
Posted by: 
MicrosoftOutreachTeam
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
Question

support

In Naples Florida where am I able to get lessons or support for the Surface Pro?
I will need instruction to get started.
5 months ago
by
Posted by: 
me
 from
Naples, Fl
on Microsoft - Surface Pro - 128GB - Black
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
I imagine that a Microsoft store could help you with that but a simpler solution may be to pick up a book for beginners explaining the Surface Pro. There are some wonderful ones out there for those just getting started. Good success with your new computer. I have that model also and have very much enjoyed it.
4 months, 3 weeks ago
by
Posted by: 
Rembrandt
 from
USA
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Best Buy does not currently offer tablet use courses. We can, however, assist you setting up your new device online, in-store, or by scheduling an in-home service appointment. For additional information, you may wish to refer to the following page on GeekSquad.com:

http://www.geeksquad.com/services/p...
5 months ago
by
Posted by: 
AaronGS
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
Question

can a flash drive be used with surface pro?

3 months, 2 weeks ago
by
Posted by: 
kgil
on Microsoft - Surface Pro - 128GB - Black
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes their is a USB
3 months, 1 week ago
by
Posted by: 
Johne43055
 from
Newark, OH
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Hello there,

Yes, a flash drive can be used with the Surface Pro tablet.

I hope this was helpful to you.
3 months, 2 weeks ago
by
Posted by: 
MicrosoftOutreachTeam
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
Question

can I run Adobe CS6 software such as Photoshop and Illustrator?

Can the surface pro handle these applications? I like that it has a pen input as I would not need to get a wacom tablet to use a pen interface.

thank you
1 year, 7 months ago
by
Posted by: 
Daniel
 from
Boston, MA
on Microsoft - Surface Pro - 128GB - Black
+5points
5out of 5found this question helpful.
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Must be wuth intel icore5
1 year, 6 months ago
by
Posted by: 
Anand
 from
Dublin,OH
-2points
1out of 4found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Yes they run and work fine.

However the pressure sensitivity of the pen is currently not working in Adobe applications. The pen works fine other than this.

Microsoft have confirmed they have Wacom working on an updated driver that will fix this issue though. They have stated it should be out soon.
1 year, 7 months ago
by
Posted by: 
Parabolee
 from
Cranford NJ
+12points
12out of 12found this answer helpful.
answer 3
Yes you do! I have the complete Master collection installed and works good.
1 year, 7 months ago
by
Posted by: 
Jongcruz
 from
New York
+6points
6out of 6found this answer helpful.
Question

can i tunes be loaded on a surface

1 year, 5 months ago
by
Posted by: 
billy
 from
deridder
on Microsoft - Surface Pro - 128GB - Black
+1point
1out of 1found this question helpful.
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, iTunes can be installed on the Surface Pro. The pro models run full versions of Windows that can run any software you would could install on a normal computer.

It can't be installed on the Surface RT, which is really a tablet and is limited to only applications available in the app marketplace included with it. (Just like an iPad)
1 year, 3 months ago
by
Posted by: 
Bootes
 from
New York
+4points
4out of 4found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Hello there Billy.

Thank you for your question. Yes, Surface Pro can install third party downloads as long as they are compatible with Windows 8 Pro.

I hope you find this helpful.
1 year, 5 months ago
by
Posted by: 
MicrosoftOutreachTeam
+1point
2out of 3found this answer helpful.
answer 3
Yes! The Surface Pro runs a full version of Windows 8, so just about anything you could install on a Windows 8 desktop, you can install on your Surface Pro, including iTunes. Please be aware that iTunes is not available for the Surface RT at this time.
1 year, 5 months ago
by
Posted by: 
DouglasBBY
 from
Minneapolis, MN
+2points
2out of 2found this answer helpful.
Question

Does the keyboard have to be connected to type.

Sometimes I find it helpful with my ipad, to leave the ipad on my desk and type on my separate bluetooth keyboard on my lap. All the commercials I have seen for the surface show people typing on the keyboard cover while it is connected physically to the tablet. Can you still type on the keyboard cover via bluetooth while it is physically separated from the tablet portion?
1 year, 3 months ago
by
Posted by: 
Anonymous
on Microsoft - Surface Pro - 128GB - Black
+1point
1out of 1found this question helpful.
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
I was told that there was/is an option that you can buy a blue tooth adaptor that hooks onto the keyboard that would allow you to use your keyboard as a "wireless keyboard"

Basically the tech guy who sold me my surface said only boy it if you don't want to be restricted to typing withe keyboard attached to the Surface.
7 months ago
by
Posted by: 
Anonymous
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Hi there.

Thank you for your post. What was previously mentioned is correct, the Touch and Type Cover needs to be connected to Surface in order to function. If you prefer to use a Bluetooth keyboard or mouse, Surface does have Bluetooth technology as well!

I hope this is helpful to you.
1 year, 3 months ago
by
Posted by: 
MicrosoftOutreachTeam
0points
1out of 2found this answer helpful.
answer 3
In order to use either the touch or type keyboard, it must be physically connected (attached) to the tablet.
 
Products from my answer
Microsoft - Type Cover for Surface - Black
4.5 out of 5(753)
 
 
 
Microsoft - Touch Cover for Surface - Black
4.3 out of 5(15)
 
 
 
 
 
1 year, 3 months ago
by
Posted by: 
AaronGS
+2points
2out of 2found this answer helpful.
Question

LAN Port

Is there a LAN port option for the Surface Pro? I have checked in accessories, but can't see that option. I need that option.
1 year, 2 months ago
by
Posted by: 
Freddy
 from
LA
on Microsoft - Surface Pro - 128GB - Black
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Hello Freddy.

Thanks for your post. To add to what has already been mentioned, Surface Pro includes the following ports: full-size USB 3.0, microSDXC card slot, headset jack, Mini DisplayPort and Cover port. There is an Ethernet adapter that connects via USB and allows you to connect to a network when Wi-Fi is not available.

I hope this is helpful to you. Please have a nice day.
1 year, 2 months ago
by
Posted by: 
MicrosoftOutreachTeam
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
answer 2
The short answer is yes, there is a Ethernet adapter. I have seen it at some BB's but not all. I got mine from Microsoft.

Please remember that the adapter will attach to the ONLY USB port that you have.
1 year, 2 months ago
by
Posted by: 
TXPhotoDude
 from
Texas
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
answer 3
If you'd like to use a wired connection to a network, an adapter like this one would be an easy solution for you: http://bit.ly/1a4KjvE
1 year, 2 months ago
by
Posted by: 
ToryBBY
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
Question

Can you right click?

I use web based software for my HVAC controls and need a simple way to right click. I would prefer to not connect an external mouse. does the surface work this way?
1 year, 1 month ago
by
Posted by: 
jtstromsburg
 from
NE
on Microsoft - Surface Pro - 128GB - Black
+1point
1out of 1found this question helpful.
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes
1 year, 1 month ago
by
Posted by: 
USC217
 from
Columbia, SC
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
answer 2
The included stylus with the Surface Pro does allow for a right-click. You can either use the button on the pen, or do a long-press with the pen tip. I believe this will also work with your finger, but if you're using a desktop application, you may need the precision of the stylus.
1 year, 1 month ago
by
Posted by: 
dustinw
 from
Broken Arrow, OK
+3points
3out of 3found this answer helpful.
answer 3
Yes, you would need to long press, but it does have that feature.

Best Buy Mobile and Connectivity Specialist,

Kraig
1 year, 1 month ago
by
Posted by: 
spex
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
Question

Will Surface Pro run outside programs that I download like my laptop does?

1 year ago
by
Posted by: 
Anonymous
on Microsoft - Surface Pro - 128GB - Black
+1point
1out of 1found this question helpful.
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Hey there.

Thanks for reaching out. To add to what has already been posted, Surface Pro is a laptop in tablet form. It runs the full desktop version of Windows 8 Pro and thus supports software compatible with Windows 8. If you have a particular program in mind, I recommend checking with the software developer for details on compatibility and minimum hardware requirements.

I hope this is helpful to you.

Kindest Regards
1 year ago
by
Posted by: 
MicrosoftOutreachTeam
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Yes, it has windows so its a full pc that's capable of running programs and not jus apps.
1 year ago
by
Posted by: 
inkslayer78
 from
california
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
answer 3
I downloaded sync. software for Outlook and have been running it successfully for about 2 weeks.
1 year ago
by
Posted by: 
ainuman
 from
VA
+1point
1out of 1found this answer helpful.
Question

Can a multi-usb adapter be used in the one usb port?

Can an adapter be used to turn the one usb port into several? If so, does it need its own power supply?
1 year ago
by
Posted by: 
hipshot
 from
Arizona, USA
on Microsoft - Surface Pro - 128GB - Black
+2points
2out of 2found this question helpful.
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes you can. I have a "multi" USB hook-up that I use if I need to plug in a "mouse", "Flash-drive", and up to 2 more things if need be.
7 months ago
by
Posted by: 
Anonymous
+2points
2out of 2found this answer helpful.
answer 2
I purchased a JUICED 5in1 connection kit that has 2 USB ports and plugs right into the Surface Pro no need for external power for what I have used so far.
http://www.amazon.com/Juiced-Systems-Microsoft-Surface-Adapter/dp/B00C7AQXQQ
1 year ago
by
Posted by: 
MM99
 from
South Bend, IN
+3points
3out of 3found this answer helpful.
answer 3
Hello hipshot

Yes! You can attach a variety of USB hubs to the Surface Pro. It is a good idea that they be powered, depending on the draw of the devices plugged into the hubs.

Best regards
1 year ago
by
Posted by: 
MicrosoftOutreachTeam
0points
1out of 2found this answer helpful.
<<prev 1 ... 6 7 8 9 10 next>>