New Surface firmware updates are available for multiple devices
Microsoft has released new firmware updates for several of its Surface products, including Surface Book 3, Surface Laptop 1st Gen, Laptop Go, Surface Pro 5, and Pro 6. These updates focus on device stability. and addressing critical security vulnerabilities. Earlier in the week, the company also released updates for Surface Laptop 3 (Intel), Laptop 4, and Surface Book.
August 2021 firmware updates for Surface Book 3
The following updates are available for Surface Book 3 running Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903 or later.
|Windows update history||Device Manager||Version and update|
|Surface – System – 188.8.131.52||Surface Serial Hub Driver – System Peripherals||Improves the stability of the device in the reset scenario.|
|Surface – Extension – 184.108.40.206||Surface Dock 2 Firmware Update – Extension||Improve device stability and reliability with Surface Dock 2 scenarios.|
|Surface – System – 220.127.116.11||Surface Radio Monitor – System Peripherals||Improves the reliability of the device when upgrading to the latest Windows operating system.|
|Surface – Extension – 18.104.22.168||Surface Base 2 Firmware Update – Extension||Improves the stability and reliability of the device.|
|Intel Corporation – Extension – 22.214.171.12421||Intel (R) Iris (R) Plus Graphics Card – Extn||Improves device stability in handling display and graphics issues.|
|Intel Corporation – Display – 126.96.36.19921||Intel (R) Iris (R) Plus Graphics – Graphics cards||Improves device stability in handling display and graphics issues.|
For more details, go to this link.
Surface Firmware Updates for Laptop (1st Gen), Pro 5, and Pro 6
Surface Laptop (Gen 1), Surface Pro 5, and Pro 6 devices running Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903 (19H1) or higher get the following August 2021 firmware updates focused on the stability of device, audio and camera stability, as well as security fixes:
- Surface – Extension – 188.8.131.52
- Realtek Semiconductor Corp. – Extension – 184.108.40.206
- Realtek Semiconductor Corp. – Media – 6.0.9083.3
- Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Network – 15.68.17021.121
- Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Bluetooth – 15.68.17021.121
- Intel Corporation – System – 30.18305.6.5127
More details in these support documents for Surface Laptop (1st gen), Pro 5, and Pro 6.
Surface Go Laptop
Devices running Windows 10 May 2020 Update, Version 2004 (20H1) or higher can now get the following updates:
- Surface – Surface System Management – 220.127.116.11: improves the stability and reliability of the device
- Surface – Extension – 18.104.22.168: Improves device stability and reliability with Surface Dock 2 scenarios
Note that Surface firmware updates cannot be uninstalled or rolled back to an earlier version. When you’re ready to install these latest updates, go to the Start button> Settings > Update and security. Once Windows Update opens, click Check for updates. Once the updates are installed, select the Start button> Power then Restart to restart your device to complete the installation process.