Microsoft Releases February Firmware Updates For Surface Family Of Devices

Microsoft today released February firmware updates for Surface family of devices. Except for Surface RT, all the other Surface devices got updates. Surface Pro 2 had the most significant update which resolves various issues that was reported by users in the past. Find the full change log for all these devices below.

Surface Pro 2:

  • Surface Display Panel (v1.0.2.0) provides tuning to the Surface display calibration.
  • Surface Pro Embedded Controller Firmware (v24.00.50)
    • Resolves issue where Surface would not go into hibernation.
    • Resolves issue where available battery percentage was reported incorrectly.
  • Surface Pro System Aggregator Firmware (v2.04.0150)
    • Resolves issue where Surface would reset upon repeated Surface Cover attach/detach.
    • Resolves issue where On Screen Keyboard would unexpectedly pop-up even though Surface Cover is attached.
    • Resolves issue where Surface Cover is not detected after wake up from sleep.
  • Surface Touch Cover 2 Firmware Update Device (v2.0.228.0) update improves two-finger touchpad use.
  • Surface Type Cover 2 Firmware Update Device (v2.0.226.0) update improves two-finger touchpad use.

Surface 2:

  • Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter (v14.62.28058.10171)
    • Improves Bluetooth® audio related issues.
    • Resolves issues related to Bluetooth keyboard and mouse inavailability when waking Surface.
  • Marvell AVASTAR 350N Wireless Network Controller (v14.62.28058.10171) resolves wireless network connectivity issues.

Surface Pro:

Windows 8.0 and 8.1 updates:

  • Surface Pro Embedded Controller Firmware (v9.00.50) to resolve behavior where the Surface would reset when waking from sleep.
  • Surface Pro System Aggregator Firmware (v2.84.0150)
    • Resolves issue where Surface would reset upon repeated Surface Cover attach/detach.
    • Resolves issue where On Screen Keyboard would unexpectedly pop-up even though Surface Cover is attached.
    • Resolves issue where Surface Cover is not detected after wake up from sleep.
  • Surface Pro UEFI (v1.6.50) improves experience when using a Surface Cover on your Surface Pro.

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  • NGM123

    Damn, no RT update. Love my Surface but it does freeze and brick 2 or 3 times a week which is an annoying pain in the ass.

    • Guest

      Seems like a good reason not to “love” it, in fact a good reason to be pissed off.

  • yappy00

    Resolves issue where On Screen Keyboard would unexpectedly pop-up even though Surface Cover is attached

    Checking for the firmware update right now, based on this fix alone. This has been driving me nuts.

    • NGM123

      Mine keeps bricking, usually when I’m using the email app and typing an email, wish they would hurry up and fox that FFS !