Applies to

Surface Book, Surface Book with Performance Base.


Surface Book update history

Updates are installed automatically on Surface through Windows Update. Here’s a summary of what’s been included in each update so far.

Because updates are cumulative, when you install the latest update, you'll also get all the previous updates if your Surface doesn't have them already. Only updates that apply to Surface will be downloaded and installed.

Release date for the latest available system update for Surface Book:
11/17/2016

You can also install updates manually:

Step 1: Go to Start Windows logo, and select Settings > Update & security > Windows Update.
Step 2: Select Check for updates. Install any available updates.
Step 3: Select Restart now if prompted.

For more info about Windows Update and to learn how to see which updates you have installed, see Install Surface and Windows updates.

Notes
  • If you update the operating system on your Surface, this will clear your existing update history.
  • Firmware updates cannot be uninstalled or reverted to an earlier version.
  • When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update, please manually check Windows Update later.

November 2016 updates

November 17 release

The following updates are available:

Windows Update History Name
Device Manager Name

Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Precise Touch Device

Intel(R) Precise Touch Device

  • v1.2.0.70 reduces false touch events when the device is closed.

NVIDIA driver update for NVIDIA GeForce GPU

NVIDIA GeForce GPU

  • v21.21.13.6961 improves system stability.

Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI

Surface UEFI

  • v90.1380.768.0 improves system stability.

October 2016 updates

October 28 release

The following updates are available for Surface Book devices that have the Windows 10 Anniversary Update installed. On November 17th, the update was also made available for Surface Book devices that are running earlier versions of Windows 10:

Windows Update History Name

Device Manager Name

Microsoft driver update for Surface Embedded Controller Firmware

Surface Embedded Controller Firmware

  • v90.1277.256.0 adds support for upcoming product release.

Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware

Surface System Aggregator Firmware

  • v90.1335.257.0 adds support for upcoming product release.

Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI

Surface UEFI

  • v90.1327.770.0 adds support for upcoming product release.
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. driver update for Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter

Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter

  • v15.68.9046.79 adds support for upcoming product release.

Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. driver update for Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller

Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller

  • v15.68.9046.79 adds support for upcoming product release.

NVIDIA driver update for NVIDIA GeForce GPU

NVIDIA GeForce GPU

  • v21.21.13.6936 improves pen performance in some applications.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Base Firmware Update

Surface Base Firmware Update

  • v2.0.97.0 improves keyboard reliability when the device resumes operation from sleep.

Microsoft driver update for Surface DTX

Surface DTX

  • v1.3.542.0 improves clipboard and keyboard interoperability.

August 2016 updates

August 30 release

The following updates are available for Surface Book devices that have the Windows 10 Anniversary Update installed. On September 28th, the update was also made available for Surface Book devices that are running earlier versions of Windows 10:

Windows Update History Name

Device Manager Name

Microsoft driver update for Surface Management Engine

Surface Management Engine

  • v11.0.15.1003 improves stability and performance when you change between power states.

Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI

Surface UEFI

  • v90.1281.768.0 improves stability and performance when you change between power states.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Integration

Surface Integration

  • v1.1.315.0 improves the device usability and battery life.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Integration Service Device

Surface Integration Service Device

  • v1.0.146.0 makes sure the default Balanced power plan is set correctly when the operating system is updated.

August 1 release

The following updates are available for Surface Book devices that have the Windows 10 Anniversary Update installed. On September 28th, the update was also made available for Surface Book devices that are running earlier versions of Windows 10:

Windows Update History Name

Device Manager Name

Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Precise Touch Device

Intel(R) Precise Touch Device

  • v1.1.0.246 improves touch stability when the device resumes operation from sleep or hibernation.

Microsoft driver update for Surface DTX

Surface DTX

  • v1.3.422.1 optimizes log file storage space management.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Integration

Surface Integration

  • v1.1.309.0 optimizes screen brightness when the device resumes operation from sleep or hibernation.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Integration Service Device

Surface Integration Service Device

  • v1.0.115.0 ensures default Balanced power plan is set correctly when the operating system is updated.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Pen Pairing

Surface Pen Pairing

  • v1.0.56.0 improves pen pairing with the device.

July 2016 updates

July 28 release

The following updates are available:

Windows Update History Name

Device Manager Name

Intel driver update for Intel(R) AVStream Camera 2500

Intel(R) AVStream Camera 2500

  • v30.10586.7109.2672 improves the stability of Windows Hello.

Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Control Logic

Intel(R) Control Logic

  • v30.10586.7109.2672 improves the stability of Windows Hello.

Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller

Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller

  • v30.10586.7109.2672 improves the stability of Windows Hello.

Intel driver update for Intel(R) Imaging Signal Processor 2500

Intel(R) Imaging Signal Processor 2500

  • v30.10586.7109.2672 improves the stability of Windows Hello.

Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft Camera Front

Microsoft Camera Front

  • v30.10586.7109.2672 improves the stability of Windows Hello.

Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft Camera Rear

Microsoft Camera Rear

  • v30.10586.7109.2672 improves the stability of Windows Hello.

Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft IR Camera Front

Microsoft IR Camera Front

  • v30.10586.7109.2672 improves the stability of Windows Hello.

July 14 release

The following updates are available:

Windows Update History Name

Device Manager Name

Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware

Surface System Aggregator Firmware

  • V88.1226.257.0 improves the stability of the keyboard when the device resumes from hibernation or connected standby mode.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Touch

Surface Touch

  • v51.250.94.229 increases overall stability and addresses issues in touch, pen ink, and barrel button eraser scenarios.

Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) HD Graphics 520

Intel(R) HD Graphics 520

  • v20.19.15.4463 improves system performance in some applications.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Pen Settings

Surface Pen Settings

  • v12.0.303.1 improves the stability of the pen settings and prepares for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller

Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller

  • v8.20.0.931 improves audio stability.

Intel(R) Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED

Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED

  • v8.20.0.931 improves audio stability

Microsoft driver update for Surface Button

Surface Button

  • v1.1.662.0 improves device usability while the device is in tablet mode.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Touch Servicing ML

Surface Touch Servicing ML

  • v1.0.207.0 increases overall stability and addresses issues in touch, pen ink, and barrel button eraser scenarios.

July 12 release

July 12 release

The following update is available:

Windows Update History Name

Device Manager Name

Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller

Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller

  • v30.10586.7076.2424 improves the stability of Windows Hello after an upgrade to Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

June 2016 updates

June 20 release

The following updates are available:

Windows Update History Name

Device Manager Name

Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI

Surface UEFI

  • v89.1203.768.0 improves system stability when the device resumes operation from sleep or hibernation, and optimizes battery use in connected standby.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Base Firmware Update

Surface Base Firmware Update

  • v1.2.104.0 reduces the occurrence of unexpected shutdowns while the device is sleeping.

Microsoft driver update for Surface Integration

Surface Integration Driver

  • v1.1.291.0 resolves issues where the touch screen remains active when the clipboard is closed against the keyboard.

May 2016 updates

May 24 release

The following updates are available:
Windows Update History Name
Device Manager Name
Microsoft driver update for Surface Embedded Controller Firmware
Surface Embedded Controller Firmware
  • v88.1171.256.0 adjustments to system thermal tuning and optimizes battery utilization in connected standby and in low battery scenario.
Microsoft driver update for Surface Management Engine
Surface Management Engine
  • v11.0.11.1006 improves system stability resuming from sleep or hibernation and increased reliability of touch and pen capabilities.
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. driver update for Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter
Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter
  • v15.68.9040.67 enhances Wi-Fi driver settings to support Gulf region.
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. driver update for Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller
Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller
  • v15.68.9040.67 enhances Wi-Fi driver settings to support Gulf region.
Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Precise Touch Device
Intel(R) Precise Touch Device
  • v1.1.0.240 improves touch stability.
The following additional update is available for Surface Book devices that have a Samsung solid state drive (SSD):
Windows Update History Name
Device Manager Name
Microsoft driver update for Surface NVM Express Controller
Surface NVM Express Controller
  • v10.0.4.0 improves stability of NVMe Storage.

May 16 release

The following update will be listed when you check for updates in Windows or view your Windows update history after installing the update:

  • NVIDIA driver update for NVIDIA GeForce GPU

When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update then please manually check Windows Update later.

The following update is available for Surface Book devices that have the optional NVIDIA GeForce GPU discrete graphics chip:

  • NVIDIA GeForce GPU driver update (v10.18.13.6472) improves stability.

May 9 release

The following updates will be listed when you check for updates in Windows or view your Windows update history after installing the updates:

  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) AVStream Camera 2500
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Control Logic
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller
  • Intel driver update for Intel(R) Imaging Signal Processor 2500
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft Camera Front
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft Camera Rear
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft IR Camera Front

When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update then please manually check Windows Update later.

  • Surface Camera drivers set (v30.10586.7035.1976, driver date 4/21/2016) improves Windows Hello stability.
  • Intel(R) AVStream Camera 2500 driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel(R) Control Logic driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Intel(R) Imaging Signal Processor 2500 driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Microsoft Camera Front driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Microsoft Camera Rear driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Microsoft IR Camera Front driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)

April 2016 updates

April 19 release

The following updates will be listed when you check for updates in Windows or view your Windows update history after installing the updates:

  • Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) HD Graphics 520
  • Intel(R) Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Display Audio
  • NVIDIA driver update for NVIDIA GeForce GPU
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) AVStream Camera 2500
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Control Logic
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller
  • Intel driver update for Intel(R) Imaging Signal Processor 2500
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft Camera Front
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft Camera Rear
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft IR Camera Front
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Camera Windows Hello
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Dock Integration
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Dock Firmware Update
Note

When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update then please manually check Windows Update later.

  • Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v88.1134.257.0) addresses a case where after you resume the Surface Book device from hibernation and detach the clipboard, the auto-rotate feature does not work.
  • Surface UEFI update (v88.1121.768.0) addresses screen flickering in Microsoft Edge and other applications.
  • Intel(R) HD Graphics 520 driver update (v20.19.15.4409) improves the overall stability of the graphics driver, resolves screen flickering in several popular applications, and cases where the display does not reinitialize correctly after the device resumes from sleep or hibernation.
  • Intel(R) Display Audio driver update (v8.20.0.865) supports compatibility with the updated HD Graphics Family driver.
  • NVIDIA GeForce GPU driver update (v10.18.13.6200) adds support for some of the latest popular games.
  • Surface Camera drivers set (v30.10586.7035.1976) improves Windows Hello stability.
    • Intel(R) AVStream Camera 2500 driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
    • Intel(R) Control Logic driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
    • Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
    • Intel(R) Imaging Signal Processor 2500 driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
    • Microsoft Camera Front driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
    • Microsoft Camera Rear driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
    • Microsoft IR Camera Front driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Surface Camera Windows Hello driver update (v1.0.45.0) improves Windows Hello stability.
  • Surface Dock Integration driver update (v1.0.6.0) improves stability and compatibility with external monitors and passive video adapters.
  • Surface Dock Firmware Update (v1.2.6.0) improves stability and compatibility with external monitors and passive video adapters.

February 2016 updates

On 3/15/2016 and 4/14/2016 we made a change in how updates are delivered to Surface Book. Updates will now be delivered as multiple updates when you check for updates in Windows. Prior to 3/15/2016, those devices would have received the following updates:

  • System Hardware Update – 2/17/2016
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Management Engine
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI

After 3/15/2016 and before 4/14/2016 if you had not already installed the 2/17 update, those devices would have received the following updates:

  • System Hardware Update – 2/17/2016
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Management Engine
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) HD Graphics 520
  • Intel(R) Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Display Audio

After 4/14/2016, if you had not already installed the 2/17 update, it will now be delivered as the following updates:

  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Management Engine
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) HD Graphics 520
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Precise Touch Device
  • Intel(R) Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Display Audio
  • Realtek Semiconductor Corp. driver update for Realtek High Definition Audio(SST)
  • Intel driver update for Intel(R) 100 Series Chipset Family PMC - 9D21
  • Intel driver update for Intel(R) 100 Series Chipset Family SMBUS - 9D23
  • Intel driver update for Intel(R) Management Engine Interface
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Serial IO GPIO Host Controller - INT344B
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Serial IO I2C Host Controller - 9D60
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Serial IO I2C Host Controller - 9D61
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Serial IO I2C Host Controller - 9D62
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Serial IO I2C Host Controller - 9D63
  • Intel(R) Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller
  • Intel driver update for Intel(R) Xeon(R) E3 - 1200/1500 v5/6th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) Gaussian Mixture Model - 1911
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Base Firmware Update

After 4/14/2016, if you had already installed the 2/17 update, it will now be delivered as the following updates:

  • Intel driver update for Intel(R) 100 Series Chipset Family PMC - 9D21
  • Intel driver update for Intel(R) 100 Series Chipset Family SMBUS - 9D23
  • Intel driver update for Intel(R) Xeon(R) E3 - 1200/1500 v5/6th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) Gaussian Mixture Model - 1911
Notes
  • These are the same updates that have been available since 2/17.
  • When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update then please manually check Windows Update later.
  • 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 (v88.1085.768.0) improves battery life and 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.
  • Surface Book Base Firmware driver update (v1.2.0.0) improves battery life during sleep.

January 2016 updates

On 2/11/2016 we made a change in how updates are delivered to Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book. Surface updates may now be delivered as multiple updates when you check for updates in Windows. Prior to today, Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book would have received a single update called “System Firmware Update – 1/27/2016”. With this change, if you had not already installed the 1/27 update, it will now be delivered as 4 updates:

  • System Hardware Update – 1/27/2016
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Management Engine
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware
Note
When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update then please manually check Windows Update later.
  • Surface Embedded Controller Firmware (v88.899.256.0) adds battery charging enhancements and thermal tuning.
  • Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth driver update (v15.68.9037.59) improves access point compatibility and throughput on 5Ghz networks.
  • Surface DTX driver update (v1.3.202.0) improves detection of the Surface keyboard to the clipboard.

In addition to the updates list above, the following additional update is available for Surface Book devices that have the optional NVIDIA GeForce GPU discrete graphics chip:

  • NVIDIA GeForce GPU update (v10.18.13.5914) improves stability.

December 2015 updates

December 17 release

The following update will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 12/17/2015” or “System Hardware Update – 12/17/2015” when you view your update history.

Note

When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update then please manually check Windows Update later.

  • Surface Base Firmware Update (v1.1.420.0) improves touchpad and keyboard experience.

December 2 release

The following update will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 12/2/2015” or “System Hardware Update – 12/2/2015” when you view your update history.

Note

When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update then please manually check Windows Update later.

  • HD Graphics 520 driver update (v20.19.15.4326) improves display stability.
  • Surface Display Calibration driver update (v1.1.381.0) supports compatibility with the updated graphics driver.

November 2015 updates

November 18 release

The following update will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 11/18/2015” when you view your update history.

Note

When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update then please manually check Windows Update later.

  • Surface UEFI update (v88.870.770.0) improves system stability.
  • Surface Management Engine update (v1.0.0.1183) provides touch optimizations.
  • Precise Touch Device driver update (v1.1.0.217) provides touch optimizations.
  • Management Engine Interface driver update (v11.0.0.1172) provides touch optimizations.
  • Surface Touch Servicing ML driver update (v1.0.36.1) provides touch optimizations.
  • Microsoft Surface ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery driver update (v1.2.0.2) ensures correct Surface driver is installed.

November 2 release

The following update will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 11/2/2015” when you view your update history.

Note

When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update then please manually check Windows Update later.

  • HD Graphics 520 driver update (v20.19.15.4308) addresses some display issues, including some scenarios that result in screen flickering.
  • Display audio driver update (v8.20.0.659) supports compatibility with the updated graphics driver.
  • Surface Embedded Controller Firmware update (v88.855.257.0) improves system stability.
  • Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v88.853.258.0) improves the keyboard and trackpad experience.
  • Surface Pen Settings driver (v10.0.302.0) adds support for future functionality on Windows 10.

October 2015 updates

The following update will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 10/23/2015” or “System Hardware Update – 10/23/2015” when you view your update history.

Note

When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update then please manually check Windows Update later.

  • Surface Camera drivers set (v30.10154.6640.152) enables the Windows Hello feature.
    • Control Logic driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
    • CSI2 Host Controller driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
    • Imaging Signal Processor 2500 driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
    • Microsoft Camera Front driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
    • Microsoft Camera Rear driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
    • Microsoft IR Camera Front driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
    • Surface Camera Windows Hello driver (v1.0.24.0)
    • AVStream Camera 2500 driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • Surface Display Calibration driver (v1.1.371.0) improves the overall display stability.
  • Surface Integration driver (v1.1.263.0) improves storage performance.
  • Surface Storage Firmware Update driver (v1.1.447.0) improves storage performance.

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