Original Surface Book gets a huge firmware update (20 August, 2018)

Microsoft original Surface Book finally jumps on board to receive a large set of firmware updates to improve the overall system stability, reliability, graphics performance and potential security fixing.

Microsoft Surface Book Update

Recently, Microsoft has started to roll out a large set of firmware updates to some of its Surface lineup including Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro (2017), Surface Laptop, and Surface Book 2. Today, the original Surface Book finally jump on board to get such the same large firmware update.

The updates will improve the overall system stability, reliability, graphics performance, and especially to resolve potential security vulnerabilities including  Microsoft security advisory ADV180012 and ADV180013. The update should be listed as “August 21 release” in the Surface Book Update History page when it available. Below is a complete of new firmware and driver version with improvement information for the update.

1 Complete changelog of Surface Book firmware updates (20 August 2018)

  1. Intel(R) AVStream Camera 2500
    v30.15063.6.6082 improves system stability.
  2. Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller
    v30.15063.6.6082 improves system stability.
  3. Intel(R) Display Audio
    v10.25.0.8 improves system stability.
  4. Intel(R) HD Graphics 520
    v24.20.100.6136 improves system stability.
  5. Intel(R) Imaging Signal Processor 2500
    v30.15063.6.6082 improves system stability.
  6. Intel(R) Management Engine Interface
    v11.7.0.1057 improves system stability.
  7. Intel(R) Precise Touch Device
    v1.2.0.100 improves system stability.
  8. Intel(R) Serial IO 12C Host Controller
    v30.100.1725.1 improves system stability.
  9. Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller
    v9.21.0.3347 improves system stability.
  10. Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED
    v9.21.0.3347 improves system stability.
  11. Microsoft Camera Front
    v30.15063.6.6082 improves system stability.
  12. Microsoft Camera Rear
    v30.15063.6.6082 improves system stability.
  13. Microsoft Control Logic
    v30.15063.6.6082 improves system stability.
  14. Microsoft IR Camera Front
    v30.15063.6.6082 improves system stability.
  15. NVIDIA GeForce GPU
    v23.21.13.9140 improves graphics performance.
  16. Surface Management Engine Firmware
    v11.8.50.3448 improves system stability.
  17. Surface UEFI Firmware
    v91.2289.769.0 resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft Security Advisory 180012 and 180013.

2Updating your Surface Book via Windows Update

You can get this new Firmware Update by:

  1. Go to Start > Settings > Update & security > Windows Update
  2. Click on Check for updates

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

3Downloading the update from Microsoft Download Center

Either way, you can also download the latest cumulative driver and firmware update for Surface Book from Microsoft Download Center with the following file:

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