Surface Pro 3 Updated to Support New Type Covers

Posted on August 24, 2017 by Paul Thurrott in Microsoft Surface with 9 Comments

Surface Pro 3 Updated to Support New Type Covers

Microsoft today issued a big set of firmware updates for Surface Pro 3, all of which are related to supporting the new Surface Pro Type Cover and Surface Pro Signature Type Cover.

The catch? It appears that these updates will only appear on those devices still running Windows 10 version 1607, or the Anniversary Update.

Here’s what’s new.

Surface – System – 3.0.0.0. Surface Smart Cover Backlight – System device 3.0.0.0 enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.

Surface – HID – 1.0.173.1. Surface PTP Filter – HID 1.0.173.1 enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.

Surface – Biometric – 2.2.11.0. Surface Fingerprint Sensor Driver – Biometric device 2.2.11.0 enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.

Surface – HID – 1.0.2.0. Surface Pro Type Cover Integration – HID 1.0.2.0 enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.

Surface – Keyboards – 1.1.504.0. Surface Type Cover Filter Device – Keyboards 1.1.504.0 enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.

 

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