Microsoft Releases February Firmware Updates For Surface Family Of Devices

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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 !