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Microsoft Surface Pro in Server 2012 Network

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OK I have a user that wants to purchase a Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet for his Sever 2012 network. He wants to know one how easy would it be to install on the network. two can he wrong the same programs off if such as Microsoft Word, Excel,... that he runs on desktop PCs.
So anyone hear of any drawbacks oh a Surface Pro setup in a network
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The Surface Pro comes with a standard version of Windows 8/8.1. As a result, standard desktop apps can be installed on it just like any other PC. It is Windows RT that will only run apps from the Windows Store and none other.
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OK so the Surface Pro does comes standard with Windows 8/8.1 then perfect. Could you think of any drawbacks at all in a Network. How is the Wireless adapter?
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The wireless adapter works great, even supports 802.1X out of the box.
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