Surface Book 3 Recieves new (September 04, 2020) Firmware Updates

Microsoft is rolling out new firmware updates to Surface Book 3 devices to improves system stability.

Surface Book 3 Firmware Updates

Microsoft has started rolling out new firmware updates for Surface Book 3. The new update is available for all Surface Book 3 devices running Windows 10 May 2019 Update, Version 1903, or later.

The new firmware update will improves system stability. The update is listed as “September 04 release” on the Surface Book 3 Update History page.

  1. Changelog for September 04, 2020 Updates
  2. Getting the Updates via Windows Update
  3. Downloading the Updates from Microsoft

Changelog for September 04, 2020 Updates

Below is the complete changelog provided by Microsoft for the new updates. It includes the name and version listed in the Windows Updates and the name listed in Device Manager.

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name Version and Update
Intel(R) Corporation – System – 1.0.1287.0​ Detection Verification – System devices 1.0.1287.0​

Improves audio reliability.

Surface – Extension – 1.58.137.0​ (Surface Book Base v3 Firmware Update) – no Device Manager notes 1.58.137.0​

Improves Surface Dock 2 reliability and addresses system bugcheck.

Surface – Firmware – 10.11.139.0​ Surface System Aggregator – Firmware 10.11.139.0​

Resolves the stability issues during low battery scenarios.

Intel(R) Corporation – System – 10.24.0.3694​ Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller – System devices 10.24.0.3694​

Improves device Sleep power consumption and addresses system bugcheck.

Intel(R) Corporation – System – 10.24.3694.245​ Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED – System devices 10.24.3694.245​

Improves device Sleep power consumption and addresses system bugcheck.

Surface – System – 2.14.137.0​ Surface System Telemetry Driver – System devices 2.14.137.0​

Facilitates power and thermal related data analysis.

Intel – Net – 21.80.2.1​ Intel(R) Wi-Fi 6 AX201 160MHz – Network adapters 21.80.2.1​

Improves Wi-Fi performance resuming from sleep and Miracast connection performance.

Intel – Bluetooth – 21.80.0.3 Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth – Bluetooth 21.80.0.3

Resolves the issue with Wi-Fi connection throughput and improves stability.

NVIDIA – Display – 26.21.14.4292​ NVIDIA GeForce GTX – Display adapters 26.21.14.4292​

Improves GPU stability and power consumption.

Dolby – SoftwareComponent – 3.20602.651.0​ Dolby APO SWC Device – Software components 3.20602.651.0​

Improves device audio performance and stability, and addresses 3rd party app compatibility and performance.

Surface – System – 3.83.139.0​ Surface DTX – System devices 3.83.139.0

Improves connectivity and performance with USB Hub.

Surface – Firmware – 4.0.211.139​ 13 Inch – Surface Touch Firmware / 15 Inch – Surface Touch Firmware – Firmware 4.0.211.139​

Improves Touch and Pen stability.

Surface – Extension – 4.212.139.0​ (13 Inch – Surface Touch Pen Processor / 15 Inch – Surface Touch Pen Processor) – no Device Manager notes 4.212.139.0​

Improves Touch stability and improves pen inking when palm is also on screen.

Dolby – Extension – 5.224.130.56 (13 Inch – Dolby Device Extension) – no Device Manager notes 5.224.130.56

Fixes low volume output from internal speakers and improves audio reliability.

Dolby – Extension – 5.224.132.1​ (15 Inch – Dolby Device Extension) – no Device Manager notes 5.224.132.1​

Fixes low volume output from internal speakers and improves audio reliability.

Surface – System – 6.83.139.0​ Surface Integration Service Device – System devices 6.83.139.0​

Improves Surface Dock 2 reliability.

Getting the Updates via Windows Update

You can get this new Firmware Update via Windows Updates, as we detailed here:

On Windows 11:

  1. Go to Start > Settings (Win + I)
    Open Settings app on Windows 11
  2. Go to Windows Update and click on the Check for updates button
    Check for updates on Windows 11

On Windows 10:

  1. Go to Start > Settings > Update & security.
    Windows 10 Settings > Update & Security
  2. From the Windows Update tab, click Check for updates
    Windows 10 - Check for updates

If your Surface Book 3 didn’t receive the update, it should appear on the Windows Update list by now.

Downloading the Updates from Microsoft

Alternatively, you can download the latest cumulative driver and firmware update for Surface Surface Book 3 from Microsoft Download Center via the following links.

Surface Book 3 Update History

2022
Oct
31
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Addresses Adobe Fresco application compatibility issue and improves graphics and system stability.
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Sep
29
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability and improves device thermal management.
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Aug
03
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Improves device stability and reliability when using Surface Dock 2 and Surface Pen 2.
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May
24
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
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Apr
27
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Improves system storage stability.
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Feb
02
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
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2021
Oct
29
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Improves thermal management when using an external monitor, addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability (Intel Wi-Fi & Bluetooth), improves device reliability when waking from sleep, and enables Windows 11 feature.
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Sep
08
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Improves system performance and stability, improves USBC performance, and addresses critical security vulnerability.
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Aug
05
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Improves device stability in the reset scenario.
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Jun
14
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
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May
06
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Improves stability, battery health, indicators, and device reliability.
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Apr
09
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Improves camera experience and power consumption during use.
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Feb
05
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Improves system graphics performance, stability, and security.
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2020
Nov
06
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Improves audio performance and resolves the associated system bugcheck.
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Sep
29
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Improves system stability.
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Sep
04
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Improves system stability.
May
21
  • Surface Book 3 Image
    Improves system stability.
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