Surface Book 3 and Pro 7 get long lists of driver and firmware updates

Microsoft regularly releases updates for many of its Surface devices, and today, the Surface Book 3 and Pro 7 are both getting long lists of fixes and improvements. Today's updates target many different aspects of the user experience, from CPU performance, to the camera, pen support, and stability.

Starting with the Surface Book 3, most of the updates revolve around the built-in cameras, specifically the power consumption while using them. There are also updates that should improve CPU performance after it has throttled down, and some that improve the system stability. Here's the full list:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name Version and update
Surface - System - 6.94.139.0 Surface Integration Service Device - System devices

6.94.139.0

  • Improves system stability.
Surface - Extension - 1.60.137.0 (Surface Book Base v3 Firmware Update) - no Device Manager notes

1.60.137.0

  • Improves integration between system services.
NVIDIA - Display - 27.21.14.5177 NVIDIA GeForce GTX - Display adapters

27.21.14.5177

  • Addresses security updates and improves the graphics performance.
Surface - Firmware - 10.102.139.0 Surface System Aggregator - Firmware

10.102.139.0

  • Resolves an issue where the CPU didn't resume after it had throttled down.
Intel – Camera - 42.18362.3.2451

Intel AVStream Camera 2500 - System devices

42.18362.3.2451

  • Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation – System - 42.18362.3.2451

Intel Camera - Control Logic -System devices

42.18362.3.2451

  • Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation – System - 42.18362.3.2451 Intel(R) Imaging Signal Processor -System devices

42.18362.3.2451

  • Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation – System - 42.18362.3.2451 Surface Camera Front - System devices

42.18362.3.2451

  • Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Surface - Extension - 42.18362.3.2451 (Surface Camera Front) - no Device Manager notes

42.18362.3.2451

  • Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation – System - 42.18362.3.2451 Surface Camera Rear - System devices

42.18362.3.2451

  • Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Surface - Extension - 42.18362.3.2451

(Surface Camera Rear) - no Device Manager notes

42.18362.3.2451

  • Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Intel Corporation – System - 42.18362.3.2451 Surface Camera IR - System devices

42.18362.3.2451

  • Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
Surface - Extension - 42.18362.3.2451

(Surface Camera IR) - no Device Manager notes

42.18362.3.2451

  • Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.

The Surface Pro 7 is getting all the same camera-related updates, with all the same version numbers and changes. To avoid repetition, the list below only includes the remainder of the updates, many of which aim to improve pen support, specifically for the Surface Slim Pen that was launched as a companion to the Surface Pro X last year. With these updates, the Slim Pen firmware can now be updated on the Surface Pro 7.

Windows Update History Name Device Manager name Version and Update
Surface - Human Interface Devices 3.328.137.0 Surface Touch Pen Processor - Human Interface Devices

3.328.137.0

  • Improves pen inking when palm is also on the screen.
Surface - System - 6.94.139.0 Surface Integration Service Device - System devices

6.94.139.0

  • Improves integration between services.
Surface - Firmware - 1.155.139.0 Surface Pen 0953 Firmware Update - Firmware

1.155.139.0

  • Enables Slim Pen firmware updating.
Surface - Extension - 1.65.137.0 (Surface Pen 0953 Firmware Update) - no Device Manager notes

1.65.137.0

  • Enables Slim Pen firmware updating.
Surface - Firmware - 1.18.139.0

Surface Pen Cfu Over Ble LC Connection - Firmware

1.18.139.0

  • Improves Slim Pen Inking and pairing.
Surface - Human Interface Devices - 2.17.139.0 Surface Pen BLE LC Adaptation Driver - Human Interface Devices

2.17.139.0

  • Improves Slim Pen Inking and pairing.
Surface – Firmware – 3.1.65.139

Surface Touch Firmware - Firmware

3.1.65.139

  • Improves Touch and Pen stability.
Surface – Firmware – 8.124.140.0 Surface UEFI – Firmware

8.124.140.0

  • Addresses issues related to the automatic brightness adjustment at low brightness.

All of these updates are available for users of the respective devices, as long as they're running Windows 10 version 1903 or newer. Microsoft doesn't specifically denote that these updates are rolling out gradually, but it's always possible that not everyone sees them at the same time. If they don't show up for you yet, they should be available sometime soon.

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