New Surface 3 driver available to enhance mass deployments

DOWNLOADSurface 3 is now available. As a device running Windows 8.1 Pro, it already offers business-ready features that support easy IT integration, domain join, and enterprise-class security – all in our most portable package. And now, for customers intending to do mass deployments into larger organizations, we’re pleased to announce a driver update intended to put you ahead of the game.

The update – which is available now -- improves the mass deployment process, broadens the range of enterprise-level features, and helps bring the Surface 3 deployment experience in line with its more business-oriented sibling, Surface Pro 3. The update includes new and enhanced features including those expected in a larger-scale commercial environment such as enhanced PXE booting and support for asset tagging.

This release is available via the download center and is not generally available via Windows Update. We’re making it available now to help you hit the ground running with deployments of the new Surface 3 device in your organization.

The update is available as an msi and zip file. Look for the files named Surface3_150504.msi  and (click '+ More' if you don't see them in the list), and you can follow the same deployment process that is used for Surface Pro 3 described at Surface TechCenter here.


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Comments (5)

  1. anonymouscommenter says:

    FYI: You have to "upgrade" to Pro for the Surface 3, it does not come with it standard.

  2. anonymouscommenter says:

    Hey there. Can you confirm for me that the Model name of the Surface 3, as reported by WMI, is: "Surface 3" ?

  3. anonymouscommenter says:

    This doesn't seem to add the asset tag field in the bios in which our company needs to PXE boot

  4. anonymouscommenter says:

    Did these drivers get pulled? I only see the Surface Pro drivers listed now. I clicked Details, '+ More', and didn't see anything listed there. I clicked Download and didn't see it there either.

  5. anonymouscommenter says:

    where can i get Surface3_150504.msi aor ? The link is now for surface 3 pro and we only have surface 3.

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