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    pc powers off

    After installing 8.1, pushing the power button on my venue pro 11, no longer wakes it up. I have to hold the button several times before it finally restarts. Ive read this could be due to an update. It did not do this before 8.1.

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    Control Panel > Power Options > Chose what the power buttons do.
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pc powers off

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