Microsoft Releases Full Changelog for the Latest Update for Surface Pro 4

Microsoft now released the full changelog of the latest firmware updates for the Surface Pro 4 last week as July 20 release.

Surface Pro 4 Firmware Update

Last week, Surface Pro 4 received a batch of firmware updates to brought power control slider and many more improvements. This is a significant or even the biggest update ever for the Surface Pro 4 this 2017. It brings a lot of driver updates to major components on Surface Pro 4.

Last week, Microsoft didn’t update the Surface Pro 4 update history page to include the latest update changelog. Now the changelog has appeared on the page as the July 20 release. Here is the full changelog for the update.

Windows Update History NameDevice Manager Name
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. driver update for Marvell ACASTAR Bluetooth Radio AdapterMarvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter – Bluetooth

  • 15.68.9114.29 implements changes to meet EU regulatory requirements.
Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Iris(TM) Graphics 540Intel(R) Iris(TM) Graphics 540 – Display adapters

  • 21.20.16.4627 improves DX12 and power performance.
Microsoft driver update for Surface Embedded Controller FirmwareSurface Embedded Controller Firmware – Firmware

  • 103.1744.256.0 improves system stability.
Surface driver update for Surface Management Engine Surface Management Engine – Firmware

  • 11.6.25.1229 improves system stability.
Surface driver update for Surface UEFI Surface UEFI – Firmware

  • 107.1741.768.0 improves Wi-Fi performance when waking from sleep.
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. driver update for Marvell ACASTAR Wireless-AC Network ControllerMarvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller – Network adapters

  • 15.68.9114.29 implements changes to meet EU regulatory requirements.
Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio ControllerIntel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller – System devices

  • 9.21.0.2102 improves video performance in some applications.
Microsoft driver update for Surface Accessory DeviceSurface Accessory Device – System devices

  • 1.1.507.0 improves system stability.
Microsoft driver update for Surface Pen Pairing Surface Pen Pairing – System devices

  • 3.0.0.1 enable Surface Pen simple pairing and features.
Microsoft driver update for Surface IntegrationSurface Integration – System devices

  • 1.0.153.0 enables Power Slider feature improving battery life, and improving adaptive brightness feature.

Microsoft also provides more information about overall device attribute benefits from this update as well:

Value IndicatorScore
Security+
Reliability+
Connectivity+
Compatibility+
Performance+
Battery Life+

How to get this new Firmware Updates

You can get this new Firmware Update by:

  • Go to Start > Settings > Update & security > Windows Update
  • Click on Check for updates

If your new Surface Pro 4 hasn’t yet installed the updates, it should be displayed on the Windows Update now. Alternatively, you can also download this update as msi files from the Surface Pro 4 Drivers and Firmware page at Microsoft Download Center.

Note
  • If you update the operating system on your Surface, this will clear your existing update history.
  • Firmware updates cannot be uninstalled or reverted to an earlier version.
  • 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. If you have not received the update, please manually check Windows Update later.

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