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Surface Pro X firmware update squashes bugs and improves reliability

Surface Pro X Sq2 Surface Slim Pen
Surface Pro X Sq2 Surface Slim Pen (Image credit: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • Microsoft recently rolled out firmware updates for the Surface Pro X.
  • There are firmware updates available for both the SQ2 and SQ1 versions of the device.
  • The updates don't include any changes but do have several fixes.

Microsoft just rolled out updates for the Surface Pro X, including models with the SQ2 and SQ1 processors. As is normally the case, the updates don't include any new features, but they do bring several fixes and improvements.

Here's the changelog for the Surface Pro X with an SQ2 processor from Microsoft (opens in new tab):

Device Manager NameVersion and Update
Surface System Aggregator - Firmware1.207.139.0
- Improves device stability and reliability.
Qualcomm Wi-Fi B/G/N/AC (2x2) Svc - Network adapters1.0.1540.0
- Addresses critical security vulnerabilities and improves connection stability.
Surface UEFI - Firmware7.570.140.0
- Resolves the external display connection issue, improves device stability and reliability.
Surface Dock 2 Firmware Update Driver Extension6.1.137.0
- Enables Surface Dock 2 updates.
Qualcomm USBC UCSI Participant - System devices2.16.139.0
- Improves external monitor connection when resuming from hibernate.
Snapdragon TM X24 LTE Modem - Network adapters1.0.1500.0
- Resolves update issue where the device cannot receive SMS messages.
Surface Radio Monitor - System devices3.50.139.0
- Resolves Device Manager error reporting.
Surface Pro X Peripheral Image Loader Device - System devices1.0.1220.0
- Merges support for both Surface Pro X SQ1 and SQ2 devices.

The list of changes for the original Surface Pro X is identical apart from the final item:

Device Manager NameVersion and Update
Surface System Aggregator - Firmware1.207.139.0
- Improves device stability and reliability.
Qualcomm Wi-Fi B/G/N/AC (2x2) Svc - Network adapters1.0.1540.0
- Addresses critical security vulnerabilities and improves connection stability.
Surface UEFI - Firmware7.570.140.0
- Resolves the external display connection issue, improves device stability and reliability.
Surface Dock 2 Firmware Update Driver Extension6.1.137.0
- Enables Surface Dock 2 updates.
Qualcomm USBC UCSI Participant - System devices2.16.139.0
- Improves external monitor connection when resuming from hibernate.
Snapdragon TM X24 LTE Modem - Network adapters1.0.1500.0
- Resolves update issue where the device cannot receive SMS messages.
Surface Radio Monitor - System devices3.50.139.0
- Resolves Device Manager error reporting.
Surface Pro X Peripheral Image Loader Device - System devices1.0.1220.0
- Merges support for both Surface Pro X SQ1 and SQ2 devices.

You can grab the updates now through Windows Update.

Sean Endicott
News Writer and apps editor

Sean Endicott brings nearly a decade of experience covering Microsoft and Windows news to Windows Central. He joined our team in 2017 as an app reviewer and now heads up our day-to-day news coverage. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at sean.endicott@futurenet.com (opens in new tab).

1 Comment
  • All I want is the keyboard for my Surface Go, or Surface Pro 7. Gimme that slim pencil charging and transport option.