Microsoft Releases Firmware Updates For Surface Tablets, Improved Support For Power Cover Added For Surface Pro 3

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It is Patch Tuesday and on schedule Microsoft has released a number of updates for the Surface RT, Surface Pro,  and Pro 3. Find update details below.

Surface Pro 2:

No product updates were released for Surface Pro 2 in August.

Surface Pro:

  • Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth (v14.69.24054.176) improves network connection stability and enables functionality on WiFi networks using a hidden SSID.

Surface 2:

No updates in August.

Surface RT:

  • Surface RT UEFI (v3.31.500) enhances overall system stability.

Surface Pro 3:

  • Surface Pro Embedded Controller Firmware (v38.4.50.0) improved support for Surface Power Cover.
  • Surface Pro System Aggregator Firmware (v3.9.250.0) improved support for Surface Power Cover and enhances overall system stability.
  • Microsoft LifeCam Front (v5.20.1034.0) significantly improves power consumption during video chat such as Skype, supports Flash camera streaming in Internet Explorer, and improves overall functionality and stability.
  • Surface Ethernet Adapter (v8.14.0704.2014) improved support for the gigabit Surface Ethernet Adapter.

Download these updates from Windows update on your device.

You can order Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft Store today.

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  • Termin8ed

    Lets hope they fix the never ending email glitch on RT where the Surface freezes half way through typing an email and it requires a reboot, over and over and over again.

    • koenshaku

      Yeah if they stuck it under stability improvements heh.