I thought my Surface Pro Died

As normal, I left my Surface Pro plugged in overnight. And yes, the white LED is lit.

When I tried to awaken it:


surfacepro died

The power supply WAS working. I plugged various things into the USB port on the brick and it is working. The LED tip is white as it should be.

I’d tried everything at and things like

For whatever reason, after reading everything on the web about reviving Surface Pro’s, I tried one more thing.

I Held the power button down and pressed the volume UP button. Eureka. Crisis averted. Normal startup. I did a cold shutdown, reinserted the microSD card which I had pulled for trouble shooting.

The battery is not depleted:

surface is ok

Now, if someone from the Surface team can tell me what exactly happened here…