Microsoft Surface Book get firmware and driver updates for December 2017

New firmware and driver updates now available on Surface Book to improve touch, pen connectivity, graphics and storage performance, and system stability. You can get this new update now on Windows Update.

Microsoft Surface Book Update

Microsoft has just released a bunch of new firmware and driver updates for Microsoft Surface Book devices. The new update brings new 9 improvements to the device’s components.  It will improve multi-touch and pen connectivity when the device wakes from sleep, video performance in some applications, device graphics performance, Cortana speech recognition, storage performance, and system performance.

According to the release notes available on the Surface Book update history page, here are the full changelog of the update.

Windows Update History NameDevice Manager Name
Intel Corporation – HIDClass – 1.2.0.99Intel(R) Precise Touch Device – Human Interface Devices

2.0.99 improves multi-touch and pen connectivity when the device wakes from sleep.
Intel Corporation – System – 9.21.0.2853Intel(R) Smart Sound (SST) Audio Bus – System devices

09.21.00.2853 improves video performance in some applications.
Intel Corporation – System – 9.21.0.2853Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) OED– System devices

09.21.00.2853 improves video performance in some applications.
NVIDIA – Display – 23.21.13.8808NVIDIA GeForce GTX – Display adapter

23.21.13.8808 improves device graphics performance.
Realtek – Media – 6.0.1.8242Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) - Sound, video, and GC

6.0.1.8242 improves Cortana speech recognition.
Microsoft – Storage -11.0.0.1urface NVM Express Controller – Storage Controllers

11.0.0.1 improves storage performance.
Surface – System – 2.27.136.0Surface DTX – System devices

2.27.136.0 improves system stability.

Microsoft also mentions that the update will overall improve device’s reliability, connectivity, compatibility, and performance, while has no effect on security and battery life.

You can also download cumulative and current firmware and drivers for Surface Book here.

How to get December 2017 Firmware Update

You can get this new Firmware Update by:

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

If your  Surface Book hasn’t yet installed the update, it should be displayed in the Windows Update now.

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