Surface Pro 5 November 2019 update now rolling out

Microsoft is rolling out new firmware updates to Surface Pro 5 devices to improve Bluetooth connectivity, resolve the Wi-Fi connectivity issue, and improve system bugcheck performance.

Surface Pro 5 Firmware Updates

Microsoft has started rolling out new firmware updates for Surface Pro 5. The following updates are available as a “Gradual Roll-out” for all Surface Pro 5 devices running Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903 or later:

The new firmware update will improve Bluetooth connectivity, resolve the Wi-Fi connectivity issue, and improve system bugcheck performance. The update is listed as a “November 15 release” on the Surface Pro 5 Update History page.

  1. Changelog for November 15, 2019 Updates
  2. Getting the Updates via Windows Update
  3. Downloading the Updates from Microsoft

Changelog for November 15, 2019 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
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Bluetooth – 15.68.17015.112 Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter – Bluetooth

15.68.17015.112 improves Bluetooth connectivity.

Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Net – 15.68.17015.112 Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller – Network adapters

15.68.17015.112 resolves the Wi-Fi connectivity issue.

Surface – HIDClass – 1.1.136.0 Surface Tcon Device – Human Interface Devices

1.1.136.0 improves system bugcheck performance.

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 Pro 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 Pro 5 from Microsoft Download Center via the following links.

Surface Pro 5 Update History