SOLVED: Cannot Daisy Chain Dell U2414 or U2415 Monitors with Surface Pro 3 on DisplayPort

There is a lot of misinformation surrounding this use of DisplayPort to Daisy Chain monitors.  In addition to needing the LCD’s set to DisplayPort 1.2 the hardware has to be compatible and in the case of a Microsoft Surface, there are several that are not. After working with Dell and Microsoft for many months on this and being told everything from wait for a firmware update to Microsoft is making special dongles that will only…

SOLVED: How To Query a Surface 4 (or 3) Serial Number From PowerShell WMI

If you have a Microsoft Surface 3 or 4 (and likely 2 or any other computer with the Serial Number stored in the UEFI BIOS), you can determine the BIOS Version and Serial Number through a simple command line: Launch a POWERSHELL as an Administrator Enter the following two commands in order: $query = “Select * from Win32_Bios” Get-WmiObject -Query $query Have a nice day  

SOLVED: How to Fix Fuzzy Text on Second Screens Connected to Surface 3 Tablet or Any High Resolution Computer

If you have connected an external monitor to a Microsoft Surface 2 or 3 (or any other high resolution computer) running Windows 8, you will see that the second screen’s text is fuzzy. There are several ways to improve the unclear fonts (like increasing the font size, or running through the CLEAR TEXT wizard) but none of those will fix the problem.  The root of the issue is that the font scaling on the built…