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Microsoft releases a fix for Surface Pro 7 audio output issues

The Surface Pro 7 tablet with a keyboard cover

Microsoft has a fresh set of drivers for those using the Surface Pro 7 (non-plus variant). The latest firmware update is now available for download from Windows Update and the official Surface Support website, bringing a fix for various audio output issues.

What is new in the Surface Pro 7 February 2023 firmware update?

  • This update resolves speaker audio output issue.

Here is the list of new drivers:

Windows Update Name Windows Device Manager
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. - Media - 6.0.9249.2 Realtek High Definition Audio (SST) - Sound, video, and game controllers
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. - Extension - Realtek Device Extension - Extn
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. - Software Component - Realtek Hardware Support Application - Software components
Intel(R) Corporation - System - Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) Audio Controller - System devices
Intel Corporation - System - Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED - System devices

Intel Corporation - System - 1.00.2283.0

Detection Verification - System devices
Intel(R) Corporation - Extension - Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) OED Libraries Extension - Extn

Here is extra information about the release:

Supported Configurations Surface Pro 7
Supported Windows Versions Windows 10 version 2004 and newer
Windows 10 version 21H2 and newer
How to get the update Windows Update
Surface Support website
Additional Steps The update does not require additional steps
Known Issues The update contains no known issues
Device Supported Until October 22, 2023

In case you missed it, last month Microsoft released another firmware for the Surface Pro 7 to address camera performance issues and improve Windows Hello and compatibility with third-party dock stations. You can learn more about the release in our dedicated coverage.

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