Microsoft Surface Studio also receives a long list of firmware updates (August 30, 2018)

A big wave of firmware updates to Surface lines finally arrived for Surface Studio. The updates will improve Surface Studio's system stability, security, graphics, pen, and Cortana performance.

Microsoft Surface Studio Update

Microsoft continues to push out its big wave of firmware updates to all major Surface lines including Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro (2017), Surface Laptop, Surface Book, and Surface Book 2. And there is no exception for Surface Studio, the company now start rolling out the same long list of firmware updates to all Surface Studio devices.

The updates will improve Surface Studio’s system stability, security, graphics, pen, and Cortana performance. The current updates are listed as “August 30 release” on the Surface Studio Update History page where you can find all device’s update history.

1 Complete changelog of Surface Studio firmware updates (30 August 2018)

Below is a complete list of new firmware and driver version with improvement information for the update.

IDWindows Update History NameDevice Manager Name
1Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Bluetooth – 15.68.9125.57Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter – Bluetooth
15.68.9125.57 improves system security.
2NVIDIA – Display – 24.21.13.8927NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M – Display adapters
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M – Display adapters
24.21.13.9827 improves system stability.
2Surface – Firmware – 118.2311.769.0Surface UEFI – Firmware
118.2311.769.0 Improves wake from sleep and speech recognition.
3Surface – Image – 5.20.1034.2Microsoft LifeCam Front – Imaging devices
5.20.1034.2 improves system stability.
4Surface – Monitors – 1.0.25.0Surface Display – Monitors
1.0.25.0 improves system stability.
5Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Net – 15.68.9125.57Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller – Network adapters
15.68.9125.57 improves system security.
6Surface – HICClass – 23.607.139.0Surface Pen Settings – Human Interface Devices
23.607.139.0 improves Pen performance.
7NVIDIA Corporation – Media – 1.3.37.4NVIDIA High Definition Audio – Sound, video and game controllers
1.3.37.4 improves system stability.
8Realtek Semiconductor Corp. – Media – 6.0.1.8242Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) – Sound, video and game controllers
6.0.1.8242 improves Cortana Wake on Voice feature.
9REALTEK – Media – 10.0.10586.17Realtek I2S Amp Device – Sound, video and game controllers
10.0.10586.17 improves system stability.
10Intel(R) Corporation – System – 1.0.98.0Detection Verification – System devices
1.0.98.0 improves system stability and Cortana performance.
11Intel(R) Corporation – System – 9.21.0.3347Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller – System devices
9.21.0.3347 improves system stability and Cortana performance.
12Intel(R) Corporation – System – 9.21.0.3347Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED – System devices
9.21.0.3347 improves system stability and Cortana performance.
13Surface – System – 1.0.456.0Surface Integration – System devices
1.0.456.0 improves system stability.

2 Updating your Surface Studio via Windows Update

You can get this new Firmware Update by:

  1. Go to Start > Settings > Update & security > Windows Update
  2. Click on Check for updates

If your Surface Studio didn’t have the update installed yet, it should appear on the Windows Update page now.

3 Downloading the update from Microsoft Download Center

Either way, you can also download the latest cumulative driver and firmware update for Surface Studio from Microsoft Download Center with the following file:

Surface Studio Drivers and Firmware page

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