Jump to content

- - - - -

Surface RT Crazy Screen Bug

surface windows rt

  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 pcHuntqwerty



  • Member
  • 1,999 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 06:21 AM

It looks like the screen is recognizing about a dozen touch inputs even if there is no physical contact.
The problem can be fixed by pressing the upper right hand button and making it sleep but I need a permanent solution.
This is definitely a hardware issue, not a Windows RT bug. The Surface RT user who has this problem on Microsoft Answers site refreshed the and re-installed all the patches/drivers/updates. Still has the issue. He also did a hard reset of the device and the problem appeared as soon as he was about to update all the devices.

#2 FalseAgent


    your average joe (tm)

  • Elites
  • 6,694 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:40 PM

take it to the microsoft store?


this sounds crazy, but try wiping the screen using a dry cloth to clear the screen of any debris, that may have been causing the touch inputs to be erroneous.

#3 pcHuntqwerty



  • Member
  • 1,999 posts

Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:19 AM

Not my tablet, saw this on Microsoft's Answers site. This is scary, ain't it? :D

Want to comment?

Register or Sign In to go completely ad-free!

Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: surface, windows rt