Microsoft releases firmware update for Surface RT during January 2013 Patch Tuesday



For those who own a Surface RT, Microsoft has released a firmware update during this month’s Patch Tuesday. The firmware update provides System Firmware (UEFI) improvements and features improvements to audio playback when in Connected Standby and additional capabilities for handling firmware updates during low battery situations.

During this months Patch Tuesday, which took place today, Microsoft released seven security updates, including two critical updates for Windows 8/Windows RT. Microsoft has made no mention about the zero-day flaw found in Internet Explorers 6, 7, and 8, which were revealed recently. Microsoft released patches for 12 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, SharePoint Server, and its Expression Web design tool. Two of the updates are rated critical and addresses remote code execution in Windows 8 and Windows RT.

Head over to Windows Update to snag these updates. Open up the Charms bar by hitting Win Key + C, and select Settings. Then select Change PC Settings. Under PC settings, tap or click Windows Update.