Surface Laptop 4 Amd 2021Source: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central

What you need to know

  • The Surface Laptop 4 recently received a firmware update.
  • Only Surface Laptop 4 models with Intel processors have a new firmware update available.
  • The update improves Surface Dock 2 connection stability and addresses some other issues.

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 4 has a firmware update available for download. The update is only available for models with an Intel processor. It improves Surface Dock 2 connection stability and interoperability scenarios. It also improves device stability and resolves a system bugcheck issue.

Here's everything that's new, as found in the update's changelog:

  • Improves device stability and resolves system bugcheck.
  • Improves Surface Dock 2 connection stability and interop scenarios.

The changelog also details version numbers of each component of the update:

Device Manager Name Version and Update
Surface - Firmware - 10.300.141.0 Surface UEFI - Firmware
Surface -Firmware - Surface System Aggregator - Firmware
Surface - Firmware - Surface PD Controller - Firmware
Surface – System – Surface Serial Hub Driver – System devices
Surface - Firmware - Surface Dock 2 Firmware Update - Firmware

Surface firmware updates are released in stages, so even though this update started rolling out on November 6, 2021, you might not see it yet. You may have to use the "View optional updates" link in the update section of the Settings app to get the update. It's also possible to manually update to the latest version of Surface firmware. Microsoft has a guide that outlines the required steps.

The original Surface Studio also received a firmware update this month that improves graphics stability. That update started rolling out on November 2, 2021.

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