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Fresh firmware updates just arrived for Surface Book 3 and Surface Laptop 3

Surface Laptop 3 13.5
Surface Laptop 3 13.5 (Image credit: Daniel Rubino/Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • Microsoft released firmware updates for the Surface Book 3 and Surface Laptop 3 this week.
  • The updates include the usual round of bug fixes and general improvements.

Microsoft's Surface Book 3 and Surface Laptop 3 each received firmware updates this week. As is the case with most firmware updates for Surface devices, there aren't any new features on the way. Instead, each update includes a list of fixes and improvements.

If you have a Surface Book 3, you'll receive the following improvements and fixes (opens in new tab):

Device Manager NameVersion and Update
Surface ME - Firmware13.0.1763.5
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
Intel Management Engine Interface – System2102.100.0.1044
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
Intel ICLS Client - Software devices1.62.321.1
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 160MHz - Network adapters22.40.0.7
- Improves Wi-Fi connection reliability.
Intel Wireless Bluetooth - Bluetooth22.40.0.2
- Improves BT connection reliability.
Surface Integration Service Device – System devices6.119.139.0
- Improves integration between system services and improves system stability.
Surface UEFI – Firmware10.104.140.0
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.

The Surface Laptop 3 only has a firmware update available for the Intel model. Here's the change log (opens in new tab):

Device Manager NameVersion and Update
Intel WiFi 6 AX201 160MHz22.40.0.7
- Improves WiFi connection reliability.
Intel Wireless Bluetooth22.40.0.2
- Improves BT connection reliability.
Intel iCLS Client1.62.321.1
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
Intel Management Engine Interface2102.100.0.1044
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
Surface ME13.0.1763.5
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
Surface RETIMER0.42.0.0
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
Surface Touch Pen Processor3.208.137.0
- Resolves bugcheck when using OneNote within the Teams app.
Surface UEFI9.106.140.0
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.

You can grab the updates through Windows Update now.

Sean Endicott
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