You inspired me to load Creo2 M060 on my Surface (one) Pro this morning. Without getting everything installed, as in not setting up Windchill Intralink or anything else, I ran it from the shortcut the installer placed on my desktop. It appears to run. I created a simple hammer (Thor) for my step-son that he had designed on graph paper.
Getting Windchill to run is another issue as believe I have to use Firefox & gots some research to do before I can start. But I think it should work. This little Surface of mine will be quite useful in stack-up, design review, marketing review meetings.
I actually had to put together some small assemblies when on vacation for our video guy & used remote desktop connection to do it on my desktop machine at work. It was painful but I got it done.
Sorry Walt, I do not know how to help your issue. However, after reading that linked article, tech support just might be able to help you. There is hope though as I got it running on my Surface. Further testing required. I will post results later. I really love my Surface!