Microsoft rolled out January 2015 firmware updates for the original Surface Pro

Microsoft is now rolling out new January 2015 updates to Surface Pro devices to improve system security.

Surface Pro 1 Firmware Updates

Microsoft has started rolling out the first firmware updates for the original Surface Pro. The updates are available to all Surface Pro devices.

The new firmware update enhances Surface Pro system security. The update is listed as a “January 2015 update” on the Surface Pro Update History page.

  1. Changelog for January 15, 2015 Updates
  2. Getting the Updates via Windows Update
  3. Downloading the Updates from Microsoft

Changelog for January 15, 2015 Updates

Below is the complete changelog provided by Microsoft for the new updates.

  1. System Firmware Update – 1/15/2015
    1. Surface Pro UEFI update (v1.7.50) enhances system security.

Getting the Updates via Windows Update

You can get this new Firmware Update via Windows Updates, as we detailed here:

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 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 (1st Gen) from Microsoft Download Center via the following links.

Surface Pro Update History

2016
Feb
26
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    Eliminate instances where the device wakes randomly and improve system stability when detaching the cover.
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2015
Jul
28
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    Improve graphics performance and stability on Windows 10 and resolve issues where the Surface Pro would wake from sleep by itself
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Jan
15
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    Improve system security.
2014
Aug
12
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    Improve network connection stability and enable functionality on Wi-Fi networks using a hidden SSID.
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Jul
08
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    Improve battery life, and experience when using the Surface Power Cover and accessories, and the Miracast wireless display.
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Mar
11
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    Provide support for the Surface Power Cover, improve multiple-finger support on the touchpad, and improve wireless connectivity and Miracast support
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Feb
01
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    Resolve issues when using a Surface Cover and prevent On-Screen Keyboard from unexpectedly popping up even though the Surface Cover is attached.
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Jan
15
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    Improve the experience of using a Surface Cover 2 on the original Surface Pro and enhance Miracast functionality and improve Wi-Fi stability.
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2013
Dec
01
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    Improve the wireless display experience.
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Nov
01
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    Improve wireless display performance and Wi-Fi network performance and stability and increase the camera's TrueColor fidelity.
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Oct
08
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    Migrate drivers from Windows 8.0 to Windows 8.1, improved Wi-Fi, and enhanced performance for Type Cover 2 and Surface Touch Cover 2.
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Oct
04
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    Prepare for Windows 8.1 upgrade and improve the Windows 8.1 update experience.
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Aug
01
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    Enhance system stability and reliability, reduce power consumption, and enhance the touch experience with the touchpad on the Surface Type Cover and Surface Touch Cover
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Jun
01
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    Enhance clarity for low-light operation and improves reliability when switching between the integrated camera and an external camera.
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May
01
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    Enable the PXE boot feature, improve Wi-Fi connectivity and stability, and more.
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Apr
01
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    Resolve an issue with on-screen touch navigation in the UEFI boot menu, Surface Type Cover and Touch cover connectivity issues, and more.
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Mar
01
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    Enable Windows To Go feature, improve SSD performance during boot, improve On-Screen Keyboard detection synchronization when Surface Pro goes in and out of sleep, and more.
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