Microsoft rolled out December 2020 firmware updates for Surface Pro 6

Microsoft is now rolling out the December update to Surface Pro 6 devices to improves application stability during audio playback.

Surface Pro 6 Firmware Updates

Microsoft has started rolling out new firmware updates for Surface Pro 6. The new update is available for all Surface Pro 6 devices running Windows 10 May 2019 Update, Version 1903, or later.

The new firmware update will improves application stability during audio playback. The update is listed as a “December 03 release” on the Surface Pro 6 Update History page.

  1. Changelog for December 03, 2020 Updates
  2. Getting the Updates via Windows Update
  3. Downloading the Updates from Microsoft

Changelog for December 03, 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
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. – SoftwareComponent – 11.0.6000.92 Realtek Hardware Support Application – Software components 11.0.6000.92

Improves application stability during audio playback.

Realtek Semiconductor Corp. – Media – 6.0.8936.1 Realtek High Definition Audio (SST) – Sound, video, and game controllers 6.0.8936.1

Improves audio performance and battery life.

Realtek Semiconductor Corp. – Extension – 6.1.0.6 Realtek High Definition Audio (SST) Extension – no Device Manager notes 6.1.0.6

Improves integration between system services.

Surface – System  – 6.105.139.0 Surface Integration Driver Service  – System devices 6.105.139.0

Improves integration between system services.

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 6 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 Pro 6 from Microsoft Download Center via the following links.

Surface Pro 6 Update History

2022
Aug
18
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft Security Advisory ADV220002.
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Feb
28
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
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2021
Nov
23
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability.
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Aug
05
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Improves audio stability and reliability.
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Jun
23
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Improves system stability.
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Apr
08
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Improves graphics and system stability.
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Feb
02
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
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2020
Dec
03
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Improves application stability during audio playback.
Sep
15
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Improves device stability during hibernate.
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Jul
09
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Improves Surface Dock 2 reliability during Wake On LAN scenarios and improves the overall stability.
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Jun
08
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Improves graphics and system stability.
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2019
Nov
15
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Resolve an issue where the CPU will throttle down to 0.4GHz, and improves battery stability.
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Oct
10
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Help improve battery life.
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Aug
29
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Improve system stability.
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Aug
01
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Improve Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
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Jun
27
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Resolve potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 190013.
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May
16
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Improve camera performance, battery life while using an SD Card, and performance when resuming from sleep.
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Apr
04
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Improve system stability and performance.
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2018
Oct
23
  • Surface Pro 6 Image
    Resolve intermittent pen top button click failure on Surface Pen with no clip-on Windows 10 October 2018 Update, version 1809.
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