Surface update today fixes some WiFi issues

As promised, Microsoft has released a number of new software patches for its various software and hardware products as part of its monthly "Patch Tuesday" update. These series of releases includes a number of security updates for Windows 8, Windows RT and Internet Explorer 10.

As part of this monthly software release, Microsoft has also pushed an update specifically for its Surface tablet running on Windows RT. In a post on the Microsoft Community forum, an official moderator stated that this update will concentrate on improving the WiFi features in the tablet.

Specifically, the update will offer owners of the tablet " ... increased Surface Wi-Fi reliability, improved connectivity in various scenarios, and performance improvements." Some specific improvements include support for connecting to access points that have "non-standard-ASCII special characters." The update will also cut down on situations where the Surface encounters "limited WiFi connectivity." The tablet will download the update automatically or owners can force the update to download.

Some rumors posted on the Internet before today hinted there would be more involved with today's Surface software update. While the WiFi improvements will be welcomed, this month's update seems to be a minor bug fix release rather than one that adds some new features.

Source: Microsoft Community forums
Via: The Verge

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What do you expect for a website named NeoWIN, this isn't NeoApple or NeoAndroid!!!

You also lost all credibility when you decided to use M$.

kekarlsen said,
Woho, Norwegian LIP available to Surface and Office after the update! Seems its getting more Languages

Microsoft have stated that Surface is coming to more markets. I wonder if this update now means that Scandinavia will get some Surface love. Lets hope so!

I did today's Surface update with a non-Administrator account and now after I login with the administrator account the screen is completely unresponsive. The account that I did the update with works fine, but as soon as I switch to the Admin account the whole interface is unresponsive and frozen. The only thing I can do is CTL+ALT+DEL.

I've tried doing a PC Refresh by holding down Shift while doing a restart, but that didn't fix anything.

Nice, theres a "Camera Codec Pack" update, which adds support for more camera files on Win 8/RT. For instance, RAW image files that DSLR's use (each company usually has their own RAW format so support constantly needs to be updated for new cameras).

It's one of the many small things i love about Win 8 over 7. In 7 i'd have to open software (like Photoshop or a Canon utility) to view the RAW files from my Canon DSLR. Where as on Win 8 can just open them up in Windows Photo Viewer or the Photos app. Even the thumbnails are displayed

1Pixel said,
Nice, theres a "Camera Codec Pack" update, which adds support for more camera files on Win 8/RT. For instance, RAW image files that DSLR's use (each company usually has their own RAW format so support constantly needs to be updated for new cameras).

It's one of the many small things i love about Win 8 over 7. In 7 i'd have to open software (like Photoshop or a Canon utility) to view the RAW files from my Canon DSLR. Where as on Win 8 can just open them up in Windows Photo Viewer or the Photos app. Even the thumbnails are displayed

just stay on Win8 as it's a superb OS but if anyone needs it the codec pack is also available for 7 and Vista: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us...nload/details.aspx?id=26829

Some of the "Metro" apps on my surface had updates after installing the Windows Update patches (Bing and Windows Phone app were 2 of them).

It shocks me how your stories can have perfectly acceptable grammar, but every comment I believe I have ever seen from you is the exact opposite.