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- Warranty Overview
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- Apps and Windows Store
- Hardware and Drivers
- Install, Update, and Activate
- Music, Photos, and Video
- Networking and Connectivity
- Office Apps
- Performance and Maintenance
- Personalization and Ease of Access
- Security, Sign-in, and Accounts
- Storage, Files, and Folders
- Surface for Business
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Performance and Maintenance
What to do if the Surface is running slower
Try these solutions if the Surface is operating slower than usual.
Manage apps and services with Task Manager Windows.com
Task Manager lets you see which apps and services are running on your PC, and lets you control which apps start up automatically when you start Windows.
Surface battery won’t charge
If you’re having trouble charging your Surface, you get a low-battery error, or your Surface turns off when you unplug it, these steps can help you pinpoint the problem.
Surface won’t turn on or wake from sleep
If your Surface won’t start up, or if it goes to sleep and won’t wake up, here are some solutions that can help you get it running again.
Surface turns on, but Windows won’t start
If Windows doesn’t start correctly when you turn on your Surface, here are solutions for some of the more common screens that might appear.
Clean and care for your Surface
Get tips on how to clean your Surface touchscreen and keyboard and learn how to care for the power cords.
Keep your Surface software and hardware up to date
How to keep your Surface up to date with the latest Surface and Windows updates.
Trouble installing Surface or Windows updates?
If updates fail to install, you get an error message, or Surface freezes when you’re installing an update, try these solutions.
Surface Pro update history
Learn about all the latest updates to your Surface Pro.