Surface Go 2 HeroSource: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central

What you need to know

  • The Surface Go, Surface Go 2, and Surface Laptop Go have new firmware updates available.
  • The updates don't include any new features but do improve performance and address bugs.
  • The Surface Laptop and Surface Laptop 2 also received firmware updates recently.

Microsoft is rolling out Surface firmware updates left and right. Last week, the Surface Laptop and Surface Laptop 2 received a firmware update. Now, the Surface Go, Surface Go 2, and Surface Laptop Go all have firmware updates. As is normally the case, the updates don't include any new features. They do, however, improve performance and address issues.

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If you have a Surface Go, you'll see the following changes:

Device Manager Name Version and Update
Intel HD Graphics 615 27.20.100.8681 - Improves graphics and system stability.
Intel Graphics Driver - Extension 27.20.100.8681 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel ICLS Client - Extension 1.62.321.1 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel ICLS Client - Software devices 1952.14.0.1470 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel Management Engine Interface - System devices 2040.100.0.1029 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Surface UEFI – Firmware (LTE) 1.1.20.0 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Surface ME - Firmware 11.8.82.3838 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Surface UEFI – Firmware (WiFi) 1.0.30.0 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.

The Surface Go 2 changelog is largely the same, though it has more changes:

Device Manager Name Version and Update
Intel HD Graphics 615 27.20.100.8681 - Improves graphics and system stability.
Intel Graphics Driver - Extension 27.20.100.8681 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel ICLS Client - Extension 1.62.321.1 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel Management Engine Interface - System devices 2040.100.0.1029 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel Management Engine Interface - Extension 1952.14.0.1470 - Improves integration between system services.
Surface Setting - System devices 1.0.13.0 - Resolves system orientation issue.
Surface ME - Firmware 11.8.82.3838 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Surface UEFI – Firmware 1.0.1.4 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.

Here is the Surface Laptop Go changelog:

Device Manager Name Version and Update
Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED - System devices 10.24.0.4813 - Improves audio performance and battery life.
Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED - System devices 10.24.4813.245 - Improves audio performance and battery life.
Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) - Sound, video, and game controllers 6.0.9083.3 - Improves audio performance and device stability.
Realtek Hardware Support Application - Software components 11.0.6000.92 - Improves audio performance and device stability.
Realtek Device Extension - Extn 6.1.0.9 - Improves integration between system services.
Surface Integration - System devices 29.30.139.0 - Improves integration between system services.
Intel WiFi 6 AX201 160MHz - Network adapters 22.20.0.6 - Improves Wi-Fi reliability and stability.
Intel Wireless Bluetooth - Bluetooth 22.20.1.1 - Improves Bluetooth reliability and stability.

You should be able to grab all of the firmware updates through Windows Update now.

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