Microsoft Surface RT Hack Increases Touchscreen Responsiveness

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So you figured out that your Microsoft Surface RT tablet not that responsive compared to what you originally felt it should work like. Fret not though, here is a particularly neat trick that could help you out. Someone has more or less figured out a way of tweaking the Windows registry in order to increase the tablet’s touchscreen display by a noticeable amount. Of course, just like how everything in life has a price to pay, so too, does this tweak – you will most probably experience a marginal drop in battery life, but we say throw caution to the wind and give it a go, since the entire process can be reversed if things do not work as you expected.

One word of advice though – perform a back up of your current data before giving it a go, as that is common sense enough. Basically, in order for you to adjust the responsive level of a Windows RT tablet’s touchscreen, you will first need to access the system registry via the Regedit tool, search for the “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\TouchPredict ion” key before changing “latency” and “sample time” values from 8 to 2. Once done, reboot your Surface RT tablet and it should work a wee bit faster.

This article was filed in Homepage > Tablets and was tagged with Microsoft and Surface RT. The story was spotted on phonearena
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