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Surface Pro 7 & 7 Plus receive firmware updates with critical security fixes

Surface Pro 7 2021 Profile
Surface Pro 7 2021 Profile (Image credit: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • The Surface Pro 7 and Surface Pro 7+ recently received firmware updates.
  • The updates include critical security fixes and other improvements.
  • As is usually the case, the updates do not include any new features.

Microsoft rolled out firmware updates for its Surface Pro 7 and Surface Pro 7+ last week. Amidst the announcement of Windows 11, the updates rolled out without much fanfare. As is normally the case, the firmware updates don't include any new features. Instead, they include several fixes and improvements, including critical security fixes.

Here's the complete changelog from Microsoft (opens in new tab) for the Surface Pro 7.

Device Manager NameVersion and Update
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 160MHz - Network adapters22.40.0.7
- Improves Wi-Fi connection reliability.
Intel Wireless Bluetooth - Bluetooth22.40.0.2
- Improves BT connection reliability.
Surface Touch Pen Processor3.329.137.0
- Improves Pen and Touch stability.
Surface UEFI - Firmware9.107.140.0
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
Surface ME - Firmware13.0.1763.5
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
Intel Management Engine Interface – System devices2102.100.0.1044
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
Intel ICLS Client - Software devices1.62.321.1
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.

Here are the changes listed in Microsoft's Surface Pro 7+ changelog (opens in new tab):

Device Manager NameVersion and Update
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 160MHz - Network adapters22.40.0.7
- Improves Wi-Fi connection reliability.
Intel Wireless Bluetooth - Bluetooth22.40.0.2
- Improves BT connection reliability.
Surface UEFI - Firmware12.101.141.0
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
Surface ME - Firmware15.0.1680.1
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
Intel Management Engine Interface – System devices2108.100.0.1053
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
Intel ICLS Client - Software devices1.62.321.1
- Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.

You can grab the updates now through Windows Update or manually install them through Microsoft's Surface devices download page (opens in new tab).

Sean Endicott
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