Alexandar Tzanov's Personal Blog

Tag: repair

  • Troubleshoot Surface pen tip and button not working, but Bluetooth and eraser work.

    One of my Microsoft Surface pens (model 1710) started to exabit a strange behavior recently. It would connect fine to my Surface Book, and both the eraser and eraser button would work as intended, but both the tip and the side button would not provide any interactions. After doing some research, I was able to […]

  • New batteries for my laptops

    This week I had to replace the batteries in two of my laptops. My MacBook battery was 8 years old, and my Surface Book battery was 7 years old. Both of them were swollen, especially the MacBook one. I bought the batteries from iFixit. Removing the MacBook battery was not too much trouble, because the […]

  • How to fix Microsoft Surface 3 pen?

    If you have Microsoft Surface pen for Surface 3 / Pro 3 and it stops work, there are several reasons this might be happening. Here I am going to talk about the batteries. That is right, plural – batteries. This particular pen has three batteries in it – one AAAA battery, and two 319 button […]