These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
Background and Identification
The Microsoft Surface was released on October 26, 2012. It runs on the Windows RT platform, which works exclusively with apps available from the Windows Store. The Surface comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013. The tablet has an 8 hour battery life and comes standard with Windows Defender security. This device has many diverse uses, from improving productivity to providing entertainment.
Your Surface can be identified with a quick look underneath the stand on the back of the device. The model, size capacity, and serial number will be shown.
If you are having problems with your Surface, please refer to the Troubleshooting Guide
Release date: October 26, 2012
Color display: 10.6" ClearType HD Display,
1366x768 pixels, 16:9 (widescreen), 5-point multi-touch
Processor: Quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3
RAM: 2GB RAM
Camera and A/V: Two 720p HD LifeCams (front- and
rear-facing), Two microphones, Stereo speakers
Wireless: Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
Battery: 31.5 W-h
Power Supply: 24W power supply
Weight: 1.5 pounds (680 g)
Dimensions: 10.81in x 6.77in x 0.37in
Exterior: VaporMg casing, Dark Titanium color, Volume
and power buttons
Ports: Full-size USB 2.0, microSDXC card slot, Headset jack, HD video out port, Cover port
Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass