Microsoft Surface Windows tablet (preview)

Microsoft Surface preview: Microsoft enters the tablet game with the 10.6in Surface.

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Vicki Thomas



I like the fact that it has a USB was one of the main reasons that I bought it. Plus the fact that it is Windows run not Apple. It is slim and easy to handle and the screen is easy on the eye.
I absolutely hate Office 2013. Hate it with a passion. I find it hard to navigate through different areas and was surprised that there is nothing physically installed on the tablet...I know this because I went to look for the uninstall for the Office program :). The box is empty. And I find it hard to use the Store app. Very hard to navigate through it.
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I really wanted a tablet that had ports and Windows as the core. I find it really hard to navigate through the screens to find things and the 'help' button is next to no help. I'm not going to give up on this machine though, I'm just going to have to find a way to learn all the ins and outs. I really do hate Office 2013. I want Office 07 because it has to be the most user friendly Office I have encountered but the machine tells me it is not compatible with my Surface. Crap! I also find it hard to get through different apps to find the one I'm looking for. Makes me frustrated.

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