Microsoft pushes out firmware update for Windows RT, including Surface, which improved audio playback


As part of its regular “Patch Tuesday” security update Microsoft has pushed out a patch for Windows RT.

The update includes a System Firmware (UEFI) update which improvements to audio playback when in Connected Standby  and brings additional capabilities for handling firmware updates during low battery situations.

The update also delivers a few other security- and non-security fixes and updates for Windows RT, including one that is designed to improve .Net 4.5 and Windows RT compatibility, according to Microsoft’s Web site.

To check for the update search for Check for Updates from the Settings category using the Search charm.


Thanks Steve for the tip.

  • Vincent Haakmat

    Thanks… Downloading it now

  • Oliver

    Love that they are updating the Surface so regularly. You won’t get that with any Android or Apple tablets :)

    Yes I did just call the iPad a tablet, because it is one.

    • Big D


    • Bugbog

      What do others suppose it is, if not a tablet?

  • GG002

    Notification sounds while tablet is in sleep don’t sound messed up anymore!

  • evildog

    mine will not open app store after the update

  • Brad

    updated and working fine. But no noticed improvements yet