Windows 11 assumes Surface Pro is being used as a tablet when keyboard removed

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I have just set up a Surface Pro 8, which I use as a desktop computer with a Bluetooth Microsoft Designer Keyboard.

 

Because the computer has its Surface Pro Signature Keyboard removed, Windows 11 assumes it is being used as a tablet, when it isn't. As a result, some settings such as Compact view and deselecting Item check boxes do not work; they are overridden by the system thinking it is a tablet. All items inside folders have checkboxes, when I don't want or need this.

 

Please bring back the Tablet mode option, or some other feature which allows you to tell Windows 11 it is not being used as a tablet, or, where Windows 11 recognises a Bluetooth keyboard in the same way it does its own keyboard.

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