Surface Studio and Surface Pro 4 Receive Firmware Updates (Updated)

Posted on January 18, 2017 by Paul Thurrott in Microsoft Surface with 14 Comments

Surface Studio and Surface Pro 4 Receive Firmware Updates

At least two Surface devices are receiving firmware updates today. Among them is the first-ever firmware update for Surface Studio.

As is sadly typical, Microsoft has yet to document these updates on its Surface update history website. The Surface Studio update history page, for example, notes that “There are no available updates for Surface Studio at this time.”

Update: Microsoft has finally explained what is in the updates.

The following is available.

Surface Studio

NVIDIA driver update for NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M (for Core i7 systems). NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M 21.21.13.7620 Reduces time to wake from sleep and improves compatibility with the latest games.

NVIDIA driver update for NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M (for Core i5 systems). NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M 21.21.13.7620 – Reduces time to wake from sleep and improves compatibility with the latest games.

Microsoft – Firmware. Surface UEFI 117.1394.768.0 – Improves time to wake up from sleep and speech recognition accuracy.

Intel(R) Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED. Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED 8.20.0.968 – Improves reliability of Skype call audio and notification alerts.

Intel(R) Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller. Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller 8.20.0.968 – Improves reliability of Skype call audio and notification alerts.

Intel(R) Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Ethernet Connection (2) l219-LM. Intel(R) Ethernet Connection (2) l219-LM 12.15.23.8 – Improves Ethernet connection stability.

Surface Pro 4

Microsoft – Firmware – 2.0.302.0. Surface Pro 4 Firmware Update 2.0.302.0 improves keyboard stability.

Intel Corporation – HIDClass – 1.2.0.78. Intel Precise Touch Device 1.2.0.78 disables touch when cover is closed.

Microsoft Driver update for Surface Integration Service Device. Surface Integration Service Device 1.0.241.0 improves battery life during sleep.

Microsoft Driver update for Surface Integration Surface Integration. 1.0.121.0 improves battery life during sleep.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Storage Firmware Update. Surface Pro 4 – Surface Toshiba Storage Firmware Update driver 1.1.617.0 improves storage performance.

Microsoft Driver update for Surface Embedded Controller Firmware. Surface Embedded Controller Firmware 103.1414.256.0 adds support for an upcoming product release.

Microsoft – System – 103.1413.258.0. Surface System Aggregator 103.1413.258.0 adds support for an upcoming product release.

Microsoft – Firmware -106.1414.768.0. Surface UEFI 106.1414.768.0 improves system stability.

 

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