Intel AMT Vulnerability and Surface Devices

In the beginning of May, Intel announced that a vulnerability had been detected in their Intel® Active Management Technology (AMT), available in many of their processors and chipsets including some processors and chipsets used in the Surface device lineup. You can read more about this vulnerability from the Intel Security Center advisory Intel-SA-00075 or from…


Updates for Surface Pro 4 (25 May 2017)

Today we’ve released updated drivers for the Surface Pro 4. These include the Surface System Aggregator Firmware, Intel(R) Precise Touch Device, and Surface Integration drivers that we released last month for devices with Windows 10 Version 1703 (Creators Update), now available for Windows 10 Version 1607 (Anniversary Update) and Windows 10 Version 1511 (November Update)….


Updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 (24 April 2017)

Today we’ve released updated drivers for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 with Windows 10 Creators Update. These include new driver updates for Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller, Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED, and Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) on Surface Book, and Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller,…

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A Guided Tour of the Surface Book with Performance Base

Continuing our series on Microsoft Mechanics, where we feature unique engineering perspectives on the design and management of Surface devices, today we share the story behind the Surface Book with Performance Base. Jeff Stewart, Sr. Director of Program Management for Surface, offers a detailed overview of the design and capabilities of the latest iteration of…

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Update for Surface Pro 3 (19 April 2017)

Today we’ve released an updated driver for Surface Pro 3 devices. This update includes a new driver for Surface Pro Embedded Controller Firmware that improves system stability and performance when you change between power states. This update is available in ZIP and MSI format from the Surface Pro 3 Drivers and Firmware Page in the…


Update for Surface Studio (18 April 2017)

Today we’ve released an updated driver for Surface Studio devices running Windows 10 Creators Update. This update includes a new driver for Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) that enables Wake on Voice from Modern Standby. This update is available in MSI format from the Surface Studio Drivers and Firmware Page in the Microsoft Download Center. Click…

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Documentation Updates for Surface and Windows 10 LTSB Compatibility

Back in October of last year, we published an article in the TechNet Library titled Long-Term Servicing Branch (LTSB) and Surface Devices. Based on your feedback, we’ve published a new article with updated information, Surface Device Compatibility with Windows 10 Long-Term Servicing Branch, to provide greater clarity around the limitations of Surface devices running LTSB….

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Updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 (05 April 2017)

Today we’ve released updated drivers for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4. These include new driver updates for the Surface System Aggregator, Surface Integration, and the Intel(R) Precise Touch Device on Surface Book with the Windows 10 Creators Update installed, and Surface System Aggregator, Surface Integration, and the Intel (R) Precise Touch Device on Surface…


Update for Surface Pro 3 (28 March 2017)

We’re happy to announce today that we’ve released an updated driver for Surface Pro 3 devices running Windows 10 Anniversary Update. This update includes a new driver for Realtek USB 3.0 Card Reader on Surface Pro 3. This update provides SD card slot compatibility for an upcoming OS release. For Surface Pro 3, the updates…

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An overview of Microsoft Surface Hub management

Today we feature the next topic in our Microsoft Mechanics series on Surface Hub. Principal Program Manager Lead, Paul Barr, joins us again to demonstrate the top things to know about provisioning, managing and monitoring Surface Hubs in your organization, including an overview of the software update model. Planning, Provisioning, and Monitoring While Surface Hub…

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