Surface Studio, Book, and Pro 4 all get firmware and driver updates

Microsoft released a number of firmware and driver updates for a number of its Surface devices today, and those are on top of the ones that came for the Surface Pro with Advanced LTE yesterday. Today's updates are for the Surface Studio, Book, and Pro 4.

The Surface Studio got the smallest list of changes. Here's what's new:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Surface – Firmware – 11.7.4.3330

Surface Management Engine - Firmware

  • 11.7.4.3330 resolves potential security vulnerability, including bulletin 170012.
Surface – Firmware – 118.1895.770.0

Surface UEFI – Firmware

  • 118.1866.770.0 resolves potential security vulnerability, including bulletin 170012.
Surface Firmware – 5.62.3126.2

Surface dTPM (IFX) – Firmware

  • 5.62.3126.2 resolves potential security vulnerability, including bulletin 170012.
Intel – System – 11.7.0.1040

Intel(R) Management Engine Interface – System device

  • 11.7.0.1040 required for UEFI update, and improves recovery from Connected Standby.


Security bulletin 170012 refers to a vulnerability in TPM that could allow Security Feature Bypass. According to Microsoft's Value Indicator chart, these updates improve security, reliability, and battery life (yes, battery life, on an all-in-one), and has no effect on connectivity, compatibility, or performance.

You can manually download the driver package here.

The Surface Book got a broader range of drivers and firmware. Here's what's new:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Intel Corporation – HIDClass – 1.2.0.99

Intel(R) Precise Touch Device – Human Interface Devices

  • 2.0.99 improves multi-touch and pen connectivity when the device wakes from sleep.
Intel Corporation – System – 9.21.0.2853

Intel(R) Smart Sound (SST) Audio Bus – System devices

  • 09.21.00.2853 improves video performance in some applications.
Intel Corporation – System – 9.21.0.2853

Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) OED– System devices

  • 09.21.00.2853 improves video performance in some applications.
NVIDIA – Display – 23.21.13.8808

NVIDIA GeForce GTX – Display adapter

  • 23.21.13.8808 improves device graphics performance.
Realtek – Media – 6.0.1.8242

Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) - Sound, video, and GC

  • 6.0.1.8242 improves Cortana speech recognition.
Microsoft – Storage -11.0.0.1

Surface NVM Express Controller – Storage Controllers

  • 11.0.0.1 improves storage performance.
Surface – System – 2.27.136.0

Surface DTX – System devices

  • 2.27.136.0 improves system stability.


According to the Value Indicator chart, these updates improve reliability, connectivity, compatibility, and performance, with no effect on security or battery life. You can manually download the package here.

Finally, the Surface Pro 4 also got a long list of updates. Here's what's new:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Intel Corporation – HIDClass – 1.2.0.99

Intel(R) Precise Touch Device – Human Interface Devices

  • 2.0.99 improves multi-touch and pen connectivity when the device wakes from sleep.
Microsoft driver update for Surface Embedded Controller Firmware

Surface Embedded Controller Firmware - Firmware

  • 103.1791.258.0 improves system reliability.
Surface driver update for Surface ME

Surface Management Engine - Firmware

  • 11.7.4.3330 resolves potential security vulnerability, including bulletin 170012.
Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator

Surface System Aggregator Firmware – Firmware

  • 103.1837.257.0 resolves potential security vulnerability, including bulletin 170012.
Surface driver update for Surface UEFI

Surface UEFI – Firmware

  • 108.1866.769.0 resolves potential security vulnerability, including bulletin 170012.
Surface driver update for Surface dTPM (IFX)

Surface dTPM (IFX) – Firmware

  • 5.62.3126.2 resolves potential security vulnerability, including bulletin 170012.
Intel driver update for Intel(R) Management Engine Interface

Intel(R) Management Engine Interface – System device

  • 11.7.0.1040 required for UEFI update, and improves recovery from Connected Standby.
Microsoft driver update for Surface Integration

Surface Integration – System devices

  • 1.0.171.1 improves system reliability.


These updates should improve security, reliability, connectivity, and battery life, with no effect on compatibility or performance. You can download the package here.

Of course, you don't have to install any of these manually. You can just head over to Settings -> Update & security -> Windows Update -> Check for updates.

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