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Surface Laptop 2 update adds more stability to hibernation

Surface Laptop 2
Surface Laptop 2 (Image credit: Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • A new firmware update is rolling out for the Surface Laptop 2.
  • This update adds greater stability while Surface Laptop 2 is hibernating.
  • You can grab this update now via Windows Update.

There's a fresh update rolling out for Surface Laptop 2 owners, but don't expect a long list of fixes. The firmware update is a tiny one, only containing a single fix related to hibernation.

According to Microsoft's release notes (opens in new tab), this update adds more stability while the Surface Laptop 2 is hibernating. If you were hitting any snags with hibernation before, this may be the fix you were looking for. Here's how Microsoft puts it:

  • Surface - Firmware - 138.3261.768.0: Improves device stability during hibernate.

This is the second firmware update released for Surface Laptop 2 in July. The previous update, released on July 17, added reliability fixes for the Surface Dock 2, along with fixes for touch and pen issues.

The Surface Laptop 2 has been supplanted by the Surface Laptop 3, which launched last fall. Alongside the usual 13.5-inch model, Microsoft also added a 15-inch model to the mix.

Dan Thorp-Lancaster is the Editor in Chief for Windows Central. He began working with Windows Central as a news writer in 2014 and is obsessed with tech of all sorts. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DthorpL and Instagram @heyitsdtl. Got a hot tip? Send it to daniel.thorp-lancaster@futurenet.com.