An engineer’s tour of the hardware and design of the Surface Hub

Today marks the start of the Microsoft Mechanics video series on the design, experience, management and security of Microsoft’s category-defining Surface Hub, as told by the engineers behind it. The series kicks off with a 6-minute overview of the hardware and design of the Surface Hub led by Director of Engineering, Peter Oehler. Peter details…


Updates for Surface Studio and Surface Pro 4 (18 January 2017)

We’re happy to announce today that we’ve released updated drivers for Surface Studio and Surface Pro 4. These updates include new drivers and firmware for NVIDIA GeForce GPU, Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller, Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I219-LM and Surface UEFI on Surface Studio and Intel(R) Precise Touch Device and Surface UEFI on…


Introducing Surface Enterprise Management Mode and System Center Configuration Manager Support for SEMM

Several months ago we released Surface Enterprise Management Mode (SEMM), a solution for central control and management of Surface UEFI settings on Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices. Now we’re announcing a new option for deploying and managing SEMM in your environment, System Center Configuration Manager. The new Configuration Manager deployment path streamlines the…


Surface Pro 3 November Update Now Available on Microsoft Download Center

Early last month we released a driver for Surface Pro 3 devices to Windows Update. This driver, an update to Surface Pro 3 System Firmware, corrects a condition that causes the full charge capacity of the battery to be misreported to the operating system and device firmware on some devices. We’re happy to announce that…


Surface Studio Drivers and Firmware (Initial Release)

We are very excited to announce today that you can now download drivers and firmware for Surface Studio from the Microsoft Download Center. Visit to download the MSI file: SurfaceStudio_Win10_161504_0.msi To extract the individual driver files from the MSI file, for example to prepare for deployment of Surface Studio devices with the Microsoft Deployment…


Updates for Surface Book (18 November 2016)

If you’ve subscribed to the Surface IT Pro Bulletin newsletter, you’ll already know that we’ve just released new driver and firmware updates for Surface Book to Windows Update on 18 November (If you’re not currently subscribed, you can sign up using the form in the Stay Informed section of the Surface IT Center). These updates…


Updates to Surface Deployment Content in the TechNet Library

In the Surface TechNet Library we’ve added two new articles on Windows 10 deployment to Surface devices with the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). In the new article Deploy Windows 10 to Surface devices with MDT we explore the traditional reimaging deployment scenario, where the existing operating system and configuration of the Surface device are removed…


Cross post: New Office Update to address some of the scaling issues with Skype for Business 2016 and PowerPoint 2016

Occasionally, we like to cross post Windows news that could pertain to Surface administrators. Here’s a blog written by Kim Johnson on the Windows 10 Supportability Team about some updates that will help with some of the display scaling issues with Skype for Business and PowerPoint. Read Kim’s post here:


Updates to the Surface Dock Updater Tool

We’ve made some updates to the Surface Dock Updater Tool. This tool is useful if you are an IT Pro looking for a way to guarantee that Surface Docks are running the latest firmware before assigning them to users. It guides you through the process of updating all the components of your Surface Dock. Surface…


September Updates for Surface Pro 4, Surface Book, and Surface 3

We have new updates for Surface Pro 4, Surface Book and Surface 3 devices. Click the links 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…