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Surface Pro 4 & Surface Book receive May 2016 Firmware updates

Microsoft has now released May 2016 firmware updates for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book. The firmware updates pack lots of driver updates and performance improvements. Check below for full detailed changelog.

Surface Pro 4 Firmware update Changelog:

Windows Update History Name

Device Manager Name

Microsoft driver update for Surface Embedded Controller Firmware

Surface Embedded Controller Firmware

  • v103.1158.256.0 adjustments to system thermal tuning and optimizes battery utilization in connected standby and in low battery scenario.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Management Engine

Surface Management Engine

  • v11.0.11.1006 improves system stability resuming from sleep or hibernation and increased reliability of touch and pen capabilities.

Fingerprint Cards AB driver update for Surface Fingerprint Sensor

Surface Fingerprint Sensor

  • v2.2.10.8 increase stability of fingerprint sensor when keyboard is resuming from sleep.

Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. driver update for Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter

Marvel AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter

  • v15.68.9040.67 enhances Wi-Fi driver settings to support Gulf region.

Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. driver update for Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller

Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller

  • v15.68.9040.67 enhances Wi-Fi driver settings to support Gulf region.

Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Precise Touch Device

Intel(R) Precise Touch Device

  • v1.1.0.240 improves touch stability.

The following additional update is available for Surface Pro 4 devices that have a Samsung solid state drive (SSD):

Windows Update History Name

Device Manager Name

Microsoft driver update for Surface NVM Express Controller

Surface NVM Express Controller

  • v10.0.4.0 improves stability of NVMe Storage.

May 9 release

The following updates will be listed when you check for updates in Windows or view your Windows update history after installing the updates:

  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) AVStream Camera 2500
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Control Logic
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller
  • Intel driver update for Intel(R) 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

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 Camera drivers set (v30.10586.7035.1976, 4/21/2016) improves Windows Hello stability.
  • Intel(R) AVStream Camera 2500 driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel(R) Control Logic driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel(R) 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 Book Firmware update Changelog:

May 16 release

The following update will be listed when you check for updates in Windows or view your Windows update history after installing the update:

  • NVIDIA driver update for NVIDIA GeForce GPU

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.

The following update is available for Surface Book devices that have the optional NVIDIA GeForce GPU discrete graphics chip:

  • NVIDIA GeForce GPU driver update (v10.18.13.6472) improves stability.

May 9 release

The following updates will be listed when you check for updates in Windows or view your Windows update history after installing the updates:

  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) AVStream Camera 2500
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Control Logic
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller
  • Intel driver update for Intel(R) 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

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 Camera drivers set (v30.10586.7035.1976, driver date 4/21/2016) improves Windows Hello stability.
  • Intel(R) AVStream Camera 2500 driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel(R) Control Logic driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel(R) 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)
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