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Why Does My Brand New Surface 3 Have An Asus Logo On The Desktop?


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So I just bought a Surface 3 and booted it up for the first time and was stunned to see a big Asus logo in the lower right corner of the desktop.

I didn't think I bought an Asus and actually thought they were a low end competitor to the Surface.

 

Anyone know what's going on?  should I be worried that something funky is going on?

 

Thanks so much.

 

Josh

 

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Bought it at Best Buy. I have a feeling I know what happened. When I first booted it up it asked me for my Microsoft email. I put that in with my password and when it finished it's updates I noticed that my previously visited websites on my last tablet, an Asus that I owned for a week and returned to the store, were all there.

 

It must have had my desktop saved under that email address too. And I guess that had as Asus logo embedded as the default.

 

Scary though.

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I assume, that you assume, it came from syncing the wallpaper for you desktop? That sounds right. Funny after the fact though, right?

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if you go to the Microsoft store and view your account you can see other devices you've had in the past, I had my sp3 sync with a Lenovo laptop account and it put Lenovo crapware on the sp3.

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I setup my S3 yesterday, and I had the same thing happen regarding the Asus logo popping up on the screen.  The up side was it reinstalled programs I had on an Asus T-100.  The downside was that it reinstalled programs I had on an Asus T-100, and some of it was bloatware.   Oh well, it's easier to delete than hunt around for the good stuff again I guess.

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