Surface Pro, Book, and Pro 3 all getting new driver updates

Microsoft is releasing firmware and driver updates for a wide range of its Surface devices today. Along with the first major update for the Surface Laptop, there are also new drivers rolling out to the new Surface Pro, Surface Book, and Surface Pro 3.

The Surface Pro M1796 got the widest range of fixes and features, and it's for all versions of Windows 10. In other words, you should see these whether you're on the Creators Update or the Fall Creators Update. 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.
Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Precise Touch Device

Intel(R) Precise Touch Device – Human Interface Devices

  • 1.2.0.92 improves battery life by disabling touch while TypeCover lid is closed.
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.


According to the Value Indicator chart, these improve compatibility, performance, and battery life, with no effect on security, reliability, and connectivity. You can download the full bundle of drivers here.

The Surface Book only got one update, which isn't surprising given that it got a whole range of fixes a week ago. It's only for users on the Fall Creators Update. Here's what's new:

Windows Update History Name

Device Manager Name
Microsoft driver update for Surface Integration

Surface Integration – System device

  • 1.1.333.0 enables Power Slider feature that improves both battery life and the adaptive brightness feature.


This update should improve performance and battery life, with no effect on security, reliability, connectivity, and compatibility. You can download the update here.

Finally, although it hasn't seen anything new since August, the Surface Pro 3 got a pair of updates. Here's what got fixed:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Realtek Semiconductor Corp – MEDIA – 6.0.1.8125 Realtek High Definition Audio – Sound, video and game controllers
  • 6.0.1.8125 improves battery life while device is in Connected Standby.
Realtek Semiconductor Corp – USB – 10.0.15063.31236 Realtek USB 3.0 Card Reader – Universal Serial Bus controllers
  • 10.0.15063.31236 improves battery life while device is in Connected Standby.


The updates should improve battery life, with no effect on security, reliability, connectivity, compatibility, or performance. You can download the bundle here, and it's for all versions of Windows 10. If your Pro 3 is still on Windows 8.1, then you haven't seen an update in almost a year, and that isn't changing.

Of course, you don't have to install any of these manually. Head over to Settings -> Updates & security -> Windows Update -> Check for updates, and Windows 10 will take care of the rest.

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