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Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Book 2 updates focus on fixes, audio

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Surface Laptop 3 15 (Image credit: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • Microsoft issues new updates for Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop 3 in recent days.
  • The updates bring fixes and audio improvements.
  • Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Book 2 users can download the updates now via Windows Update.

Microsoft this week rolled out a new set of firmware and driver updates for the Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Book 2. The updates for Surface Laptop 3 are mostly concerned with general system improvements, including one for laptops with AMD chips. The Surface Book 2 updates, meanwhile, are largely focused on audio improvements.

Note that both updates are dated as having rolled out late last week, but, as Neowin notes, the release notes only appeared today.

Here's a look at what's new (opens in new tab) for Surface Laptop 3 owners:

Firmware versionUpdate info
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. - Display - 26.20.12061.1000Improves graphics performance and the display resolution through 3rd party docks.
Surface - System devices - 6.94.139.0Improves integration between system services.
Surface - Monitor - 4.28.139.0Improves the device color profile performance.
Surface - Firmware - 14.102.139.0Resolves USB- type C connection conflict that can affect keyboard functionality.
Surface - Firmware - 1.2547.140.0Improves system performance and resolves associated system bugcheck.
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. - SoftwareComponent - 11.0.6000.92Improves audio performance while streaming content.
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. - Media - 6.0.8936.1Improves audio performance while streaming content.
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. - Extension - 6.1.0.6Improves integration between system services.

And here's a look at what Surface Book 2 owners (opens in new tab) can look forward to:

Firmware versionUpdate info
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. - SoftwareComponent - 11.0.6000.92Improves audio performance while streaming content.
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. - Media - 6.0.8936.1Improves audio performance and resolves associated system bugcheck.
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. - Extension - 6.1.0.6Improves integration between system services.
Surface – System – 6.94.139.0Improves integration between system services.

If you're using a Surface Laptop 3 or a Surface Book 2, you can grab these updates now via Windows Update.

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.

1 Comment
  • All the Surface Book 2 updates arrived on my PC on October 7th.