January Updates for Surface Book devices

We have new updates for Surface Book devices.

Click the headings below to go to the specific location for your device on the Download Center. At the Download Center, click Details then click + More to see all available downloads for the device. For all devices you can follow the similar deployment process that is used for Surface Pro 3 described at Surface TechCenter.


Surface Book


Updates for Surface Book devices

For Surface Book devices, updates will be posted at https://aka.ms/drivers/surfacebook

The following update will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 1/27/2016” when you view your update history.

Note that Surface Book devices can only run Windows 10 operating system.

Surface Embedded Controller Firmware (v88.899.256.0):

  • Adds battery charging enhancements and thermal tuning

Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth driver update (v15.68.9037.59):

  • Improves access point compatibility and throughput on 5Ghz networks

Surface DTX driver update (v1.3.202.0):

  • Improves detection of the Surface keyboard to the clipboard

In addition to the updates list above, the following update is available for Surface Book devices that have the optional NVIDIA GeForce GPU discrete graphics chip.

NVIDIA GeForce GPU update (v10.18.13.5914):

  • Improves stability

As always, these updates may also be made available via the Windows Update service. When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices.


Surface IT Pro Marketing team

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