Surface Laptop 3 with AMD gets better at waking up with firmware update

The Surface Laptop 3.
The Surface Laptop 3. (Image credit: Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • The Surface Laptop 3 with AMD has a new firmware update.
  • The update addresses a bug related to waking up from sleep.
  • The update should be available now through Windows Update.

The Surface Laptop 3 with AMD recently gained a new firmware update. The update brings stability improvements and bug fixes, as is usually the case with firmware updates. The most notable fix that comes with the update addresses issues related to the Surface Laptop 3 waking up from sleep and the laptop experiencing unexpected shutdown failure.

Microsoft's support page for the update outlines all the changes, which you can also see below.

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Windows Update History NameDevice Manager NameVersionUpdate
AMD - System - UART Controller - System devices1.2.0.112Improves system stability.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. - Display - 26.20.12059.3000AMD Radeon (TM) Vega 9 Graphics - Display Adapter / AMD Radeon (TM) Vega 11 Graphics – Display adapters26.20.12059.3000Improves system stability by addressing waking from sleep scenarios.
Surface - Firmware - 1.2545.140.0Surface UEFI - Firmware1.2545.140.0Addresses issues related to waking from sleep bugcheck and unexpected shutdown failure.
Surface - Firmware - 16.308.139.0Surface System Aggregator - Firmware16.308.139.0Improves battery reliability during low battery scenarios.

The update should be available now through Windows Update for Surface Laptop 3 devices with AMD.

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