Microsoft Rolled out January 2022 Firmware Updates for Surface Pro 8

Microsoft is rolling out new firmware updates to Surface Pro 8 devices to enables feature support for new Surface Pen and Type Cover and improves system stability and merges support for both Surface Pro 8 and Surface Pro 8 with LTE Advanced.

Surface Pro 8 Firmware Updates

Microsoft has started rolling out new firmware updates for Surface Pro 8. The new update is available for Surface Pro 8 with LTE devices running Windows 10 October 2020 Update, Version 20H2, or later.

The new firmware update will enables feature support for new Surface Pen and Type Cover and improves system stability and merges support for both Surface Pro 8 and Surface Pro 8 with LTE Advanced. The update is listed as “January 19 release” on the Surface Pro 8 Update History page.

  1. Changelog for January 19, 2022 Updates
  2. Getting the Updates via Windows Update
  3. Downloading the Updates from Microsoft

Changelog for January 19, 2022 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 Name Device Manager
MBIHV -Firmware – 2.1.1.14 Quectel MSFT MBIHV Mobile Broadband Firmware Device – Firmware
Surface – HIDClass – 161.36.24.0 Surface TCON device -Human Interface Devices
Surface – Firmware – 66.1.0.17 Surface SMF – Firmware
Surface – Firmware – 10.4.0.0 Surface PD Controller – Firmware
Surface – Firmware – 15.0.1706.1 Surface ME – Firmware
Surface – USB -1.77.137.0 Surface Type Cover V7 Fingerprint UDE Controller _ USB Controllers
Surface – Human Interface Devices – 15.15.137.0 Surface Touch Pen Processor – Human Interface Devices
Surface – System – 66.44.139.0 Surface Integration – System devices

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 8 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 8 from Microsoft Download Center via the following links.

Surface Pro 8 Update History

2022
Aug
16
  • Surface Pro 8 Image
    Improves system stability.
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May
24
  • Surface Pro 8 Image
    Addresses critical security vulnerability and improves system stability and improves Surface Slim Pen 2 inking.
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Feb
01
  • Surface Pro 8 Image
    Enables support for new Type Cover.
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Jan
19
  • Surface Pro 8 Image
    Enables feature support for new Surface Pen and Type Cover and improves system stability and merges support for both Surface Pro 8 and Surface Pro 8 with LTE Advanced.
2021
Nov
19
  • Surface Pro 8 Image
    Improves new Type Cover Fingerprint login reliability, improves graphics stability and performance, improves system security, enables new Surface Pen haptics and improves inking performance, improves Thunderbolt AMD eGPU support, and improves touchscreen stability.
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