Surface Laptop 5 Updates

Microsoft has started rolling out new firmware updates for Surface Laptop 5. The latest update is available for Surface Laptop 5 devices running Windows 10 November 2021 Update, Version 21H2, or later.

The new firmware update enables the automatic download of Intel® Connectivity Performance Suite (ICPS) application on Surface Laptop 5 consumer devices running Windows 11 and have a hard disk capacity greater than 256 GB. ICPS is a software solution that improves PC networking performance by creating a personalized network experience based on each user’s unique situation. The update is listed as a “July 27 release” on the Surface Laptop 5 Update History page.

Changelog for July 27, 2023 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 NameDevice Manager
Surface – System – 6.204.139.0Surface Integration Services – System devices
Surface – Extension – 6.196.139.0Microsoft Devices Telemetry Service – Extension
Surface – Firmware – 2.26.4.0Microsoft Surface Thunderbolt(TM) 4 Dock Firmware Update – Firmware

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 5 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 5 from Microsoft Download Center via the following links.

Surface Laptop 5 Update History

2024
Feb
10
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    Resolve intermittent boot to Windows logo issues, address battery error messages in the Surface App, and improve Surface Thunderbolt 4 Dock stability.
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Feb
09
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    Addresses a concern where users were experiencing unexpected shutdowns and prolonged system boot time, improved the interoperability with the Surface Thunderbolt 4 Dock by resolving issues that were preventing the system from detecting audio devices, and addresses a false battery related error message in the Surface App.
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2023
Dec
14
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    Better pen inking performance, improved graphics stability, better support for the 3rd party apps.
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Dec
01
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    Better pen inking performance, improved graphics stability, better support for the 3rd party apps.
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Nov
01
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    This update addresses a potential security vulnerability related to Intel® Security Advisory INTEL-SA-00783, addressing CVE-2022-36392 & CVE-2022-38102.
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Sep
14
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    Improves device stability, resolving system crash issue and resolves external display connection issue.
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Jul
27
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    Enables the automatic download of Intel® Connectivity Performance Suite (ICPS) application on Surface Laptop 5 consumer devices running Windows 11 and have a hard disk capacity greater than 256 GB. ICPS is a software solution that improves PC networking performance by creating a personalized network experience based on each user's unique situation.
Jul
19
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    Enables the automatic download of Intel® Connectivity Performance Suite (ICPS) application on Surface Laptop 5 consumer devices running Windows 11 and have a hard disk capacity greater than 256 GB. ICPS is a software solution that improves PC networking performance by creating a personalized network experience based on each user's unique situation.
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2022
Oct
25
  • Surface Laptop 5 Image
    Launch update for product experience improvements.
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