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Surface Pro 3 update enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover (Changelog)

Surface Pro 3

Microsoft has released the August 2017 firmware update for Surface Pro 3 owners. This update will be slowly available to all Surface Pro 3 devices running on Windows 10 Anniversary Update version 1607 and enables support for the new Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.

August 24 release notes

Windows Update History Name

Device Manager Name

Surface – System – 3.0.0.0

Surface Smart Cover Backlight – System device

  • 3.0.0.0 Enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.
Surface – HID – 1.0.173.1

Surface PTP Filter – HID

  • 1.0.173.1 Enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.

Surface – Biometric – 2.2.11.0

Surface Fingerprint Sensor Driver – Biometric device

  • 2.2.11.0 Enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.

Surface – HID – 1.0.2.0

Surface Pro Type Cover Integration – HID

  • 1.0.2.0 Enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.

Surface – Keyboards – 1.1.504.0

Surface Type Cover Filter Device – Keyboards

  • 1.1.504.0 Enables support for Surface Pro Type Cover and the Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.

These updates are delivered via Windows Update and are installed automatically.

However, you can manually check for updates by following the steps below.

Step 1: On your PC, go to Start, and select Settings >> Update & security >> Windows Update.
Step 2: Select Check for updates. If updates are available, they will install automatically.
Step 3: You may need to restart your Surface after the updates have installed.

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