What you need to know
- Microsoft's Surface Studio 2 has a new firmware update available.
- The update includes several security updates and improves system stability.
- There are no new features within the firmware update.
Microsoft's Surface Studio 2 recently received a new firmware update. The update doesn't include any new features but comes with the usual array of security updates and improvements to system stability.
Surface updates roll out in stages, so while the update is available and rolling out, you may not see it just yet. You may have to search for optional updates to find certain updates as well.
Here's everything that's new with the latest firmware update:
|Device Manager Name||Version and Update|
|Intel ICLS Client - Extension||19188.8.131.520 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.|
|Intel ICLS Client - Software devices||1.62.321.1 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.|
|Intel Management Engine Interface - System devices||2040.100.0.1029 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.|
|Surface ME - Firmware||184.108.40.20638 - Addresses security updates and improves system stability.|
The update is available for Surface Studio 2 devices running the Windows 10 May 2019 Update (Windows 10 version 1903) or greater. There aren't any known issues with the update at this time.
If you're looking for more exciting Surface news, you probably won't have to wait long. Microsoft's spring Surface hardware refresh will likely occur within the next couple of weeks. We could potentially see a Surface Laptop 4, Surface Headphones 2+, and new accessories like a webcam. For fans of the Surface Studio line, it's unlikely that any new hardware is on the way unless you count the potential upcoming Microsoft Classroom Pen 2.