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Microsoft rolling-out Surface Book & Pro 4 firmware updates. Changelog.

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Microsoft is rolling-out firmware updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4. These Firmware updates bring many new features and fixes like battery charging enhancements and thermal tuning, along with NVIDIA GeForce GPU update in case of Surface Book. This is how you can update manually.

Step 1: Go to Start , and select Settings > Update & security > Windows Update.
Step 2: Select Check for updates. If updates are available, they will install automatically.You may need to restart your Surface after the updates have installed.

Check below for detailed changelog for both Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.

Surface Book Changelog:

January 2016 updates

The following update will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 1/27/2016” when you view your update history.

Note

When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update then please manually check Windows Update later.

  • Surface Embedded Controller Firmware (v88.899.256.0) adds battery charging enhancements and thermal tuning.
  • Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth driver update (v15.68.9037.59) improves access point compatibility and throughput on 5Ghz networks.
  • Surface DTX driver update (v1.3.202.0) improves detection of the Surface keyboard to the clipboard.

In addition to the updates list above, the following additional update is available for Surface Book devices that have the optional NVIDIA GeForce GPU discrete graphics chip:

  • NVIDIA GeForce GPU update (v10.18.13.5914) improves stability.

Surface Pro 4 Changelog:

January 2016 updates

The following update will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 1/27/2016” when you view your update history.

Note

When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update then please manually check Windows Update later.

  • Surface Embedded Controller Firmware (v103.899.256.0) adds battery charging enhancements and thermal tuning.
  • Surface Fingerprint Sensor driver update (v2.2.10.6) improves accuracy.
  • Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth driver update (v15.68.9037.59) improves access point compatibility and throughput on 5Ghz networks.
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