Microsoft has updated its previous-gen flagship tablet with a new firmware update containing a massive list of new drivers. The latest release fixes security vulnerabilities and improves overall system stability and performance.
What is new in the Surface Pro 8 January 2023 firmware update?
- This update addresses security vulnerability and improves system stability and performance.
Here is the list of new drivers:
|Windows Update Name||Windows Device Manager|
|Surface - USB - 184.108.40.206||Surface Type Cover V7 Fingerprint UDE Controller - Universal Serial Bus controllers|
|Surface - Extension - 220.127.116.11||Surface Type Cover V7 Fingerprint UDE Controller - Extension|
|Realtek - Media - 6.0.9320.5||Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) - Sound, video and game controllers|
|Surface - System - 18.104.22.168||Surface Integration - System devices|
|Dolby - SoftwareComponent - 3.30400.413.0||Dolby - SoftwareComponent - 3.30400.413.0|
|Intel(R) Corporation - Media - 10.29.0.7919||Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) USB - Sound, video and game controllers|
|Intel - System - 10.29.0.7919||Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) OED - System devices|
|Intel(R) Corporation - Media - 10.29.0.7919||Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) for Bluetooth Audio - Sound, video and game controllers|
|Intel - System - 10.29.0.7919||Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) Audio Controller - System devices|
|Dolby - Extension - 7.811.332.53||Dolby - Extension - 7.811.332.53|
|Surface - Firmware - 22.214.171.124||Surface - Firmware - 126.96.36.199|
|Elan - Biometric - 4.15.12412.20015||ELAN WBF Fingerprint Sensor - Biometric devices|
|Dolby - SoftwareComponent- 3.30201.210.0||DolbyAPO Software Device (HAS) - Software component|
Here is extra information about the release:
|Supported Configurations||All Surface Pro 8 variants|
|Supported Windows Versions||Windows 10 20H2 and newer
Windows 11 21H2 and newer
|How to get the update||Windows Update
Surface Support website
|Additional Steps||No additional steps required|
|Known Issues||No known issues|
|Device Supported Until||October 5, 2025|
Another Surface device Microsoft updated this month is the Surface Laptop Studio. Its January 2023 firmware update has a much more modest changelog and focuses on improving Windows Hello and facial recognition. You can learn more about that release here.
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