1. Nels Schulzke's Avatar
    I have a Dell Inspiron 11 3135 series with Windows 8.1. It's nothing fancy but I was wondering, could Surface 2 replace it? I use my current comp to make PowerPoint presentations and write speeches for classes. I also use it for other classes, math, chemistry, psychology. None of these are heavy duty but could Surface 2 lift the weight of a college grade laptop? I guess what I'm asking is would Surface 2 work for the average college student? Thanks!
    11-20-2014 08:45 PM
  2. ven07's Avatar
    11-20-2014 08:57 PM
  3. ven07's Avatar
    Oh and "legacy software" = just software that would needs a normal desktop
    11-20-2014 08:59 PM
  4. murix's Avatar
    The short answer is make a list of the apps you really need and see if those are available. Account for any browser plug ins or required VPN access.
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    11-20-2014 09:13 PM
  5. kepner198's Avatar
    If all you need is Office, IE, and whatever apps are available in the Windows Store, then yes, the Surface 2 is an excellent laptop replacement.
    11-20-2014 09:14 PM
  6. trekgraham's Avatar
    I personally hope a Surface pro 3 can handle star trek online. That is the biggest thing I do
    11-20-2014 09:15 PM

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