Microsoft Delivers Firmware Updates to Surface Pro Models Only

Posted on January 16, 2015 by Paul Thurrott in Microsoft Surface with 0 Comments

A few days later than usual, Microsoft provided its expected monthly Surface firmware updates. But this month, only the company’s Intel-based Surface Pro models were updated. The Windows RT-based Surface RT and Surface 2 were not updated.

Here are the updates Microsoft delivered in its January 2015 set of firmware updates.

Surface Pro

The following update will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 1/15/2015” in update history:

Surface Pro UEFI update (v1.7.50) further enhances the system security.

Surface Pro 2

The following updates will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 1/15/2015” in update history:

Surface Pro UEFI update (v2.05.0150) improves the PXE boot experience with the 1 gigabit Surface Ethernet Adapter and further enhances the system security.

HD Graphics Family driver update (v10.18.14.4029) enhances display stability and performance, improves user experience when using Miracast adapters, and improves compatibility with DisplayPort monitors and daisy chaining.

sp3-firmware

Surface Pro 3

The following update will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 1/15/2015” in update history:

Surface Pro UEFI update (v3.11.450.0) adds support for updated HD Graphics Family driver.

HD Graphics Family driver update (v10.18.14.4029) enhances display stability and performance, improves user experience when using Miracast adapters. Improves compatibility with DisplayPort monitors and daisy chaining.

Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth driver update (v15.68.3073.151) addresses connectivity issues while Hyper-V is enabled. Adds an advanced feature to control the 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz band preference.

Surface Home Button driver update (v2.0.1179.0) ensures compatibility with the Surface Hub app.

Microsoft Docking Station Audio Device driver update (v1.31.35.7) improves the user experience while using the Surface Pro 3 Docking Station so that sound is available when a speaker is not connected to the docking station.