Microsoft Releases New Surface Book/Pro 4 Firmware Update


Following the launch of the last software update on Microsoft's latest Surface devices three weeks ago, the company has officially released a new Firmware Update that brings a set of Microsoft and Intel driver and firmware updates.

The new Surface Book/Pro 4 Firmware Update includes:

  • Surface Management Engine update (v11.0.0.1202) improves system stability
  • Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v88.1081.257.0) improves accuracy of battery status and battery life during sleep
  • Surface UEFI update (v104.1085.768.0) improves battery life and improves stability during power state transition changes into and out of sleep states
  • Intel® Precise Touch Device driver update (v1.1.0.226) improves stability during power state transition changes into and out of sleep states
  • Intel® HD Graphics 520 driver update (v20.19.15.4364) improves display stability, system stability and battery life
  • Intel® Display Audio driver update (v8.20.0.745) supports compatibility with the updated graphics driver
  • Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) driver update (v6.0.1.7734) improves system stability
  • Intel® Smart Sound Technology (Intel® SST) Audio Controller driver update (v8.20.0.877) improves system stability
  • Intel® Smart Sound Technology (Intel® SST) OED driver update (v8.20.0.877) improves system stability
  • Intel® Management Engine Interface driver update (v11.0.0.1176) improves system stability
  • Intel® Serial IO GPIO Host Controller driver update (v30.63.1603.5) improves auto rotation reliability when tablet mode is turned off
  • Intel® Serial IO I2C Host Controller driver update (v30.63.1603.5) improves auto rotation reliability when tablet mode is turned off
  • Base Firmware driver update (v1.2.0.0) improves battery life during sleep (Surface Book only)
The new Firmware Update is now rolling out to all Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 users as a free update through the Windows Update service. Although, some users may not get it immediately, as the update is being delivered in "stages".

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