What you need to know
- The Surface Pro 4 has a new firmware update.
- As usual, the update includes stability improvements and security updates.
- The updates should be available through Windows Update now.
Microsoft released a firmware update for the Surface Pro 4 recently. The update brings the usual improvements, including security updates and stability improvements. As is the case with most firmware updates, this update doesn't include any feature changes. Instead it focuses on improving the device's performance. You can grab the latest update through Windows Update.
- Surface – Extension - 1918.104.22.1683: Intel iCLS Client Extension: addresses security updates and improves system stability.
- Intel – Software Component - 22.214.171.124: Intel ICLS Client - Software devices: addresses security updates and improves system stability.
- Intel – System – 19126.96.36.1996: Intel Management Engine Interface – System: addresses security updates and improves system stability.
- Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Bluetooth – 15.68.17018.116: Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter – Bluetooth: improves connection stability and enables the support of new products.
- Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Net – 15.68.17018.116: Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller: addresses security updates and improves system stability.
- Surface - Firmware - 188.8.131.5226
- Surface ME - Firmware - 184.108.40.20626: addresses security updates and improves system stability.
- Surface – Firmware – 109.3192.768.0: Surface UEFI – Firmware: addresses security updates and improves system stability.
You can also read the full release notes (opens in new tab) from Microsoft.
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Wonder if this will fix the Bootlocker randomly insisting on entering decryption key on startup (even though not necessary). Do wish the changelogs from Microsoft would have more details in them. Slightly related, Installed the latest Intel drivers (after uninstalling Microsoft's ones because apparently they weren't the new Universal Driver Framework, which is weird), seems to be working fine. Away from school because of shelter in place so can't test if it improved the surface dock though.
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