Surface Laptop gets its first big batch of firmware updates

Microsoft's Surface Laptop became available on June 15, but in four months, it never received a firmware update. That streak ends today though, as the company has released a batch of firmware and driver updates for the device.

Here's the full changelog:

Windows Update History Name

Device Manager Name

Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. driver update for Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter – Bluetooth
  • 15.68.9120.47 required to support Windows Mixed Reality features.
Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) HD Graphics 620

Intel(R) HD Graphics 620 – Display adapters

  • 22.20.16.4749 required to support Windows Mixed Reality features.
Surface driver update for Surface Keyboard Surface Keyboard – Firmware
  • 135.1713.0.0 improves keyboard safe-mode experience.
Surface driver update for Surface System Aggregator Surface System Aggregator – Firmware
  • 135.1704.1.0 improves system stability.
Surface driver update for Surface Trackpad

Surface Trackpad – Firmware

  • 2.122.2683.0.0 Improves two-finger scrolling.
Surface driver update for Surface UEFI

Surface UEFI – Firmware

  • 136.1736.769.0 improves system stability.
Surface driver update for Surface Dock Integration Surface Dock Integration – Human Interface Devices
  • 1.0.6.0 Improves Surface Dock stability.
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. driver update for Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller Marvell AVASTAR Wireless - AC Network Controller – Network adapters
  • 15.68.9120.47 required to support Windows Mixed Reality features.
Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Display Audio Intel(R) Display Audio – Sound, video and game controller
  • 10.22.1.100 required to support Windows Mixed Reality features.
Surface – System – 1.1.1199.0 Surface Integration Service Device – System device
  • 1.0.801.0 improves system stability.
Surface driver update for Surface Integration

Surface Integration – System device

  • 2.0.535.0 improves keyboard safe-mode experience.
Surface driver update for Surface Dock Firmware Update

Surface Dock Firmware Update – System device

  • 1.2.6.0 Improves Surface Dock update installation and DisplayPort stability.


The most notable changes are probably that support for Windows Mixed Reality is added, but that's certainly not all that there is to the update. According to Microsoft's value indicator chart, these updates include improvements for reliability, connectivity, compatibility, performance, and battery life. The only thing that they don't affect is security.

As always, you can download these updates by going to Settings -> Updates & security -> Windows Update -> Check for updates. If you'd like, you can also manually install them by downloading them here.

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