Microsoft Finally Documents Major Firmware Update for Surface Pro 4

Posted on July 24, 2017 by Paul Thurrott in Microsoft Surface with 3 Comments

Microsoft Finally Documents Major Firmware Update for Surface Pro 4

Last week, Microsoft began pushing a major set of firmware updates out to Surface Pro 4 devices. Today, it finally decided to document these updates.

Here’s how the Surface Pro 4 update history website explains the fixes, which are dated July 20.

Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. driver update for Marvell ACASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter.Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter – Bluetooth 15.68.9114.29 implements changes to meet EU regulatory requirements.

Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Iris(TM) Graphics 540. Intel(R) Iris(TM) Graphics 540 – Display adapters 21.20.16.4627 improves DX12 and power performance.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Embedded Controller Firmware. Surface Embedded Controller Firmware – Firmware 103.1744.256.0 improves system stability.

Surface driver update for Surface Management Engine. Surface Management Engine – Firmware 11.6.25.1229 improves system stability.

Surface driver update for Surface UEFI. Surface UEFI – Firmware 107.1741.768.0 improves Wi-Fi performance when waking from sleep.

Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. driver update for Marvell ACASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller. Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller – Network adapters 15.68.9114.29 implements changes to meet EU regulatory requirements.

Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller. Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller – System devices 9.21.0.2102 improves video performance in some applications.

Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED. Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED – System devices 9.21.0.2102 improves video performance in some applications.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Accessory Device. Surface Accessory Device – System devices 1.1.507.0 improves system stability.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Pen Pairing. Surface Pen Pairing – System devices 3.0.0.1 enable Surface Pen simple pairing and features.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Integration. Surface Integration – System devices 1.0.153.0 enables Power Slider feature improving battery life, and improving adaptive brightness feature.

These updates hit on every point in Microsoft’s value indicator matrix, too: Security, reliability, connectivity, compatibility, performance, and battery life.

 

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