Surface Laptop Go Recieves new (December 11, 2020) Firmware Updates

Microsoft is rolling out new firmware updates to Surface Laptop Go devices to improves Windows Hello Fingerprint reader performance.

Surface Laptop Go Updates

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

The new firmware update will improves Windows Hello Fingerprint reader performance. The update is listed as “December 11 release” on the Surface Laptop Go Update History page.

  1. Changelog for December 11, 2020 Updates
  2. Getting the Updates via Windows Update
  3. Downloading the Updates from Microsoft

Changelog for December 11, 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
ELAN Finger Print – Biometric – 3.15.12011.10134 Fingerprint Sensor – Biometric devices 3.15.12011.10134

Improves Windows Hello Fingerprint reader performance.

Surface – System – 2.27.137.0 Surface System Telemetry Driver – System device 2.27.137.0

Facilitates power and thermal related data analysis.

Surface – Firmware – 4.1.6.0 Surface Touch – Firmware 4.1.6.0

Improves touch stability.

Surface – Firmware – 8.12.140.0 Surface UEFI – Firmware 8.12.140.0

Improves system stability.

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 Go 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 Laptop Go from Microsoft Download Center via the following links.

Surface Laptop Go Update History

2022
Mar
01
  • Surface Laptop Go Image
    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
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2021
Dec
03
  • Surface Laptop Go Image
    Improves device stability be addressing bugcheck and improves graphics stability and enables Window 11 feature to improve battery life.
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Sep
20
  • Surface Laptop Go Image
    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves USB-C stability.
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Aug
05
  • Surface Laptop Go Image
    Improves device stability and reliability.
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Jun
21
  • Surface Laptop Go Image
    Improves battery telemetry.
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May
06
  • Surface Laptop Go Image
    Improves USB 2.0 stability and device reliability.
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Mar
05
  • Surface Laptop Go Image
    Improves audio performance and battery life.
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Feb
05
  • Surface Laptop Go Image
    Improves audio performance while streaming content.
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2020
Dec
11
  • Surface Laptop Go Image
    Improves Windows Hello Fingerprint reader performance.