Microsoft rolled out April 2021 firmware updates for Surface Laptop 4 with Intel

Microsoft is rolling out new firmware updates to Surface Laptop 4 with Intel devices to improves system telemetry, logging, and event records for graphics issues.

Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Updates

Microsoft has started rolling out new firmware updates for Surface Laptop 4 with Intel. The new update is available for Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Processors devices running Windows 10 May 2020 Update, 20H2 update, or later.

The new firmware update will improves system telemetry, logging, and event records for graphics issues. The update is listed as a “April 15 release” on the Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Update History page.

  1. Changelog for April 15, 2021 Updates
  2. Getting the Updates via Windows Update
  3. Downloading the Updates from Microsoft

Changelog for April 15, 2021 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 Corporation – Extension – 27.20.100.8861 Intel(R) Iris(R) Xe Graphics 27.20.100.8861

Improves system telemetry, logging, and event records for graphics issues.

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 Laptop 4 with Intel Processor 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 Laptop 4 with Intel processor from Microsoft Download Center via the following links.

Surface Laptop 4 Update History

2022
Oct
18
  • Surface Laptop 4 with AMD Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with AMD
    Improves system stability and enables new component integration.
    View
Oct
04
  • Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with Intel
    Improves system stability and enables new component integration.
    View
Jun
03
  • Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with Intel
    Improves system performance and stability.
    View
Mar
25
  • Surface Laptop 4 with AMD Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with AMD
    Improves Graphics stability and performance, enables Windows 11 feature to improve battery life, and improves support of Surface Dock 2.
    View
Feb
22
  • Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with Intel
    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability and improves system stability and resolves system bugcheck.
    View
2021
Dec
17
  • Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with Intel
    Improves graphics stability and performance and enables Windows 11 feature to improve battery life.
    View
Dec
10
  • Surface Laptop 4 with AMD Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with AMD
    Improves device stability by addressing bugcheck and enables Window 11 display feature to improve battery life.
    View
Nov
09
  • Surface Laptop 4 with AMD Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with AMD
    Improves stability and device reliability, improves graphic stability and performance, addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability, and improves Surface Dock 2 connection stability and interop scenarios.
    View
Nov
06
  • Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with Intel
    Improves device stability and resolves system bugcheck and improves Surface Dock 2 connection stability and interop scenarios.
    View
May
21
  • Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with Intel
    Changes display name in Device Manager.
    View
May
06
  • Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with Intel
    Changes display name in Device Manager.
    View
Apr
15
  • Surface Laptop 4 with Intel Image
    Surface Laptop 4 with Intel
    Improves system telemetry, logging, and event records for graphics issues.