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Surface Pro 6 gets stability and security improvements in April firmware update

Surface Pro 6
Surface Pro 6 (Image credit: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 has a new firmware update available.
  • The update addresses security updates and improves system stability in several areas.
  • The update doesn't have any known issues at this time.

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 has a new firmware available. It's the latest firmware update to roll out to Microsoft's Surface devices, which includes the recent update to the Surface Studio 2. Like most firmware updates, this one isn't that exciting. It includes several security updates and improves system stability.

Since Surface updates roll out in stages, you may not see this update just yet. The changelog appeared on April 8, so you might have to wait to receive it. In some cases, you may have to search for optional updates.

Here's everything that's new in the latest firmware update:

Device Manager NameVersion and Update
Intel HD Graphics – Display adapters27.20.100.8681 - Improves graphics and system stability.
Intel Display Graphics Adapter Driver Extension27.20.100.8681 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel ICLS Client - Extension1952.14.0.1470 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel ICLS Client - Software devices1.62.321.1 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Intel Management Engine Interface - System devices2040.100.0.1029 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
Surface ME - Firmware11.8.82.3838 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.

More exciting Surface news could be just around the corner. Microsoft's spring Surface hardware refresh is most likely within the next two weeks. At that event, we could see a Surface Laptop 4, Surface Headphones 2+, and new accessories from Microsoft.

Sean Endicott is the news writer for Windows Central. If it runs Windows, is made by Microsoft, or has anything to do with either, he's on it. Sean's been with Windows Central since 2017 and is also our resident app expert. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at sean.endicott@futurenet.com.

1 Comment
  • This is the set of updates we received in the Beta Channel on 3/25. So far, so good.