June Firmware and Driver updates help you get more from your Surface devices


DOWNLOADHere is the list of improvements included in the June driver and firmware update. The following updates will be listed as System Firmware Update – 6/23/2015 when you view your update history. You can download these updates here. Click Details then click + More to see all available downloads.

Surface 3

The Surface3_150623.zip file contains the following updates for Surface 3 devices.

Surface System Aggregator Firmware Update (v1.0.49500.0)

* Improves the operation of the type cover.

* Addresses rare occurrences where the Surface Cover is not detected properly by the device. 

Audio Device driver update (v603.9600.2563.61816)

* Enhances audio performance.

* Adds additional leveling to help ensure consistent volume across different audio channels during audio playback. 

Surface Pen Settings driver update (v4.0.112.1)

* Enables new functionality in the Surface app, which is available at no additional charge in the Windows Store. 

Camera driver updates (v20.9600.3444.120)

* Enhances image and video quality of the camera.

* Corrects a case that could turn off the camera during Skype calls. 

HD Graphics driver update (v10.18.14.4175)

* Improves graphics performance and stability.

* Improves performance and power consumption for some DirectX calls made by applications.

* Corrects several conditions that could trigger driver resets. 

Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth driver updates (v15.68.3091.193)

* Improves Wi-Fi connectivity and stability, and increases download performance.

* Addresses problems reported by some customers with specific Enterprise Wireless Access Point configurations. 

Surface Pro 3

The SurfacePro3_150623.zip file contains the following updates for Surface Pro 3 devices.

Surface Pro UEFI update (v3.11.950.0)

* Adds support for the new power management features in Windows 10, in preparation for the upcoming Windows 10 launch. 

Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth driver updates (v15.68.3091.193)

* Improves Wi-Fi connectivity and stability, and increases download performance.

* Addresses problems reported by some customers with specific Enterprise Wireless Access Point configurations. 

Intel SATA AHCI Storage Controller Driver update (v9.4.0.1028)

* Stabilizes deployment methodology on Surface Pro 3.

* This driver update contains a change to the INF file to insure that it supersedes other device drivers on devices where customized images of Windows 8.1 have been applied.  Using the wrong storage driver on a Surface Pro 3 device can result in poor performance or corruption of data.

For more information on problems that can occur when using an incorrect storage driver, refer to KB article:

3030044   entitled Surface Pro 3 hangs at UEFI settings, and you encounter Stop errors, disk errors, and performance issues at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3030044/EN-US

Thanks, 

Surface IT Pro Marketing team

Comments (2)

  1. anonymouscommenter says:

    Still have issues with wifi. I was an early adopter. Bought my i7 SP3 last July. 1 year later, Wifi Issues is still rampant.

    Need some solution!

  2. anonymouscommenter says:

    C'est l'été mais Stanislas m'a rejoint pour évoquer l'actualité de la quinzaine : avalanche

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