Microsoft Delivers May 2015 Firmware Updates for Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3

Posted on May 19, 2015 by Paul Thurrott in Microsoft Surface with 0 Comments

Microsoft Delivers May 2015 Firmware Updates for Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3

Microsoft today shipped similar firmware updates for Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3, though some Windows Insiders running pre-release versions of Windows 10 might have received them last week. Curiously, there were no firmware updates for the recently-released Surface 3.

Here’s what’s new.

Surface Pro 3

The following updates will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 5/19/2015” in Windows Update.

Surface Pro 3 UEFI update (v3.11.850.0) includes changes needed for compatibility with the updated graphics driver noted below.

HD Graphics Family driver update (v10.18.14.4170) improves graphics performance and includes better Miracast (wireless display) support.

Display Audio driver update (v6.16.00.3172) improves audio experience and supports compatibility with the updated graphics driver.

Surface Pro 2

The following updates will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 5/19/2015” in Windows Update.

Surface Pro UEFI update (v2.5.250.0) includes changes needed for compatibility with the updated graphics driver noted below.

HD Graphics Family driver update (v10.18.14.4170) improves graphic performance and includes better Miracast (wireless display) support.

Display Audio driver update (v6.16.00.3172) improves audio experience and supports compatibility with the updated graphics driver.

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