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Surface Laptop 1 & 2 firmware updates bring plenty of security updates

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Surface Laptop 2 (Image credit: Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • Microsoft's Surface Laptop and Surface Laptop 2 recently received firmware updates.
  • The updates include several security updates and bug fixes.

Microsoft's Surface Laptop and Surface Laptop 2 each have a firmware update available. As is normally the case, the updates don't include any new features but have several improvements and bug fixes.

People with the original Surface Laptop will see the following changes (opens in new tab):

Device Manager NameVersion and Update
Intel HD Graphics – Display adapters27.20.100.8682 - Improves graphics and system stability.
Intel ICLS Client - Extension1952.14.0.1470 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel ICLS Client - Software devices1.62.321.1 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel Management Engine Interface - System devices2040.100.0.1029 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Surface ME - Firmware11.8.82.3838 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.

The changes for the Surface Laptop 2 (opens in new tab) are mostly the same, though the version number of the first change is different, and you'll also receive one more change:

Device Manager NameVersion and Update
Intel HD Graphics – Display adapters27.20.100.8681 - Improves graphics and system stability.
Intel Display Graphics Adapter Driver - Extension27.20.100.8681 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel ICLS Client - Extension1952.14.0.1470 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel ICLS Client - Software devices1.62.321.1 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel Management Engine Interface - System devices2040.100.0.1029 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Surface ME - Firmware11.8.82.3838 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.

You should be able to grab the latest firmware update through Windows Update now.

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