Please add us to your whitelist to enable the website to function properly. I may be wrong on this but the free office mobile apps are meant to run on windows phones, not the surface pro. Then, it's just a matter of downloading the selected image, creating the recovery drive and using it to refresh or reset your Surface. Step 6: Follow the on-screen instructions, such as selecting the language and keyboard layout, to enter the recovery tools menu. Do you have any suggestions? In case you have any issues wit the Surface, you need to use the built-in recovery tools.
Make sure your Surface is stay awake during the copy progress that will take about 15 minutes. I am guessing since its basically a mini laptop I would just follow the same steps? You find it on the back usually. You can find the 12-digit serial number on the bottom of your Surface Laptop. If you have registered your Surface device, you can simply sign in using your Microsoft account. But this free tool has some limitations. Do you understand what I mean now? There is no skirting this.
In the mean time hang in tough, I know……I almost gave up on it myself. These drivers and firmware are compatible with Windows 8. If you're planning to sell your Surface Laptop, go back to Windows 10 S after an upgrade to Pro, or are having technical difficulties, recovering the Surface Laptop is recommended. Additionally, the WinTab driver is provided for those professionals needing WinTab compatibility with certain Surface Pen enabled applications. However, once you upgrade to Windows 10 Pro from S, you cannot downgrade or switch back to Windows 10 S.
If you ever change your mind and decide to run Windows 10 S again on your Surface Laptop, you need to download Windows 10 S recovery image from Microsoft for your Surface Laptop and then use the same to get the Windows 10 S running on your Surface Laptop. I tried using this image today on my Surface Pro 3 clean installed 10240 and updated to 10586. Microsoft provides Surface customers with recovery images that allow you to reset your Surface as if it was just new out of the box. On the search box enter: recovery. The recovery image on your Surface could become corrupted or perhaps you've deleted the recovery image from your device to free up additional space. I couldn't tell by reading this thread.
I believe the issue is because it's a general Windows 10 install I used. So using this recovery image on a Win 8. The file is a 5+ Gigabyte zip file. Post that, one can switch from Windows 10 S to Pro through the Windows Store for an affordable price price not revealed yet. How can I image Surface Pro in Windows 10 Recently, I bought a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 tablet runs Windows 10 and get it all set up.
Additionally, the WinTab driver is provided for those professionals needing WinTab compatibility with certain Surface Pen enabled applications. Here's how to do it. Surface 3, had Win 8. This will create a folder in the same directory as your downloaded recovery file, into which the contents will be extracted. Microsoft is now offering Windows 10 S recovery image for Surface Laptop users. Usually manufacturers only allow you to recover your system with the version of Windows that originally came with the device.
I would look at getting a license of office 365 or just a straight box copy of office for this purpose. All Surface devices comes with Windows recovery information that allows you to refresh your device or reset Surface to its factory condition. I am tagging Chris from Microsoft for clarification on this since it's now a licensing issue. To create a recovery drive, you will need to download recovery image for your Surface Pro 2017 from Microsoft Support website. There is a lot of buzz on social media about the this week and, while the majority of the buzz is positive, there are some users experiencing issues with the new hardware such as screen flickering and random lock ups. To learn more about how to use the downloaded recovery image, make sure you read our step-by-step guide here. Step 5: When the Surface logo appears, release the volume button.
Windows 10 doesn't use the big Recovery Partition it was redesigned to Recover in-place partly as a space saving mechanism so it wouldn't seem to be something to make. If you have already registered your tablet, it will appear in the list. With the launch of the Surface Laptop last week, Microsoft today has new recovery images for Surface Laptop users, that can be used when someones device isn't working as intended, or if a user wants to go back to Windows 10 S. The image will have all the drivers and firmware for your Surface. In the case of Surface Pro 3 would be Windows 8. Download via: Some links in the article may not be viewable as you are using an AdBlocker.
To my knowledge the setup menu can't be controlled any other way. You might want to give it try. My install was a little different as I did not have to download the Pro 3 drivers beforehand. Although one should before deleting the partition to gain disk space, a lot of Surface users have deleted the partition in hurry without creating a backup of recovery image. Now I'd like to make a full drive image of the device. So I can restore the system, installed programs, and some personal data easily from the image when a disaster strikes. It is unclear as to why Microsoft has taken so long to offer downloadable recovery images but at least now Surface owners have another avenue of recourse should the regular recovery methods be unavailable.