Microsoft Issues Major Surface Book, Pro 3, and Pro 4 Firmware Updates

Posted on April 20, 2016 by Paul Thurrott in Microsoft Surface with 0 Comments

Microsoft Issues Major Surface Book, Pro 3, and Pro 4 Firmware Updates

Microsoft issued massive sets of firmware updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 last night, while Surface Pro 3 also received a smaller set of Surface Dock-related firmware updates.

As always, Surface owners are advised to check Windows Update and install these updates—which are really driver, not “firmware,” updates—as soon as possible.

Here’s what’s new.

Surface Book and Surface Pro 4

Both Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 get extensive list of firmware updates. Microsoft notes that, because of this, you may receive some of these updates over time, and after multiple reboots.

Surface Book

  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Embedded Controller Firmware
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel HD Graphics 520
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel Display Audio
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel AVStream Camera 2500
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel Control Logic
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel CSI2 Host Controller
  • Intel driver update for Intel Imaging Signal Processor 2500
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft Camera Front
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft Camera Rear
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft IR Camera Front
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Camera Windows Hello
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface CoSar
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Dock Integration
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Dock Firmware Update
  • Surface Embedded Controller Firmware update (v103.1122.256.0) adjustments to system thermal tuning.
  • Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v103.1135.257.0) addresses a case where after you resume the Surface Pro 4 device from hibernation and detach the cover, the auto-rotate feature does not work.
  • Surface UEFI update (v104.1121.768.0) addresses screen flickering in Microsoft Edge and other applications. Intel HD Graphics 520 driver update (v20.19.15.4409) improves the overall stability of the graphics driver, resolves screen flickering in several popular applications, and cases where the display does not reinitialize correctly after the device resumes from sleep or hibernation.
  • Intel Display Audio driver update (v8.20.0.865) supports compatibility with the updated HD Graphics Family driver. Surface Camera drivers set (v30.10586.7035.1976) improves Windows Hello stability.
  • Intel AVStream Camera 2500 driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel Control Logic driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel CSI2 Host Controller driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel Imaging Signal Processor 2500 driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Microsoft Camera Front driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Microsoft Camera Rear driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Microsoft IR Camera Front driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Surface Camera Windows Hello driver update (v1.0.45.0) improves Windows Hello stability.
  • Surface CoSAR driver update (v1.0.47.0) adds support for additional Wi-Fi signal algorithms to improve signal strength with some 5-GHz access points.
  • Surface Dock Integration driver update (v1.0.6.0) improves stability and compatibility with external monitors and passive video adapters.
  • Surface Dock Firmware Update driver update (v1.2.6.0) improves stability and compatibility with external monitors and passive video adapters.

Surface Pro 4

  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Embedded Controller Firmware
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel HD Graphics 520
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel Display Audio
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel AVStream Camera 2500
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel Control Logic
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel CSI2 Host Controller
  • Intel driver update for Intel Imaging Signal Processor 2500
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft Camera Front
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft Camera Rear
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft IR Camera Front
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Camera Windows Hello
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface CoSar
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Dock Integration
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Dock Firmware Update
  • Surface Embedded Controller Firmware update (v103.1122.256.0) adjustments to system thermal tuning.
  • Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v103.1135.257.0) addresses a case where after you resume the Surface Pro 4 device from hibernation and detach the cover, the auto-rotate feature does not work.
  • Surface UEFI update (v104.1121.768.0) addresses screen flickering in Microsoft Edge and other applications. Intel HD Graphics 520 driver update (v20.19.15.4409) improves the overall stability of the graphics driver, resolves screen flickering in several popular applications, and cases where the display does not reinitialize correctly after the device resumes from sleep or hibernation.
  • Intel Display Audio driver update (v8.20.0.865) supports compatibility with the updated HD Graphics Family driver.
  • Surface Camera drivers set (v30.10586.7035.1976) improves Windows Hello stability.
  • Intel AVStream Camera 2500 driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel Control Logic driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel CSI2 Host Controller driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel Imaging Signal Processor 2500 driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Microsoft Camera Front driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Microsoft Camera Rear driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Microsoft IR Camera Front driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Surface Camera Windows Hello driver update (v1.0.45.0) improves Windows Hello stability.
  • Surface CoSAR driver update (v1.0.47.0) adds support for additional Wi-Fi signal algorithms to improve signal strength with some 5-GHz access points.
  • Surface Dock Integration driver update (v1.0.6.0) improves stability and compatibility with external monitors and passive video adapters.
  • Surface Dock Firmware Update driver update (v1.2.6.0) improves stability and compatibility with external monitors and passive video adapters.

Surface Pro 3

Microsoft’s older Surface Pro model gets a less extensive list of updates, all related to Surface Dock.

  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Dock Firmware Update
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Dock Integration
  • Surface Dock Integration driver update (v1.0.6.0) improves stability and compatibility with external monitors and passive video adapters.
  • Surface Dock Firmware Update (v.1.2.6.0) improves stability and compatibility with external monitors and passive video adapters.

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