Surface Book receives firmware update, Windows Hello, cameras, GPU, UEFI, and more

We just reported on the Surface Pro 4 receiving a set of firmware updates, and thanks to a couple of commenters on that story (thanks Tony and heatlesssun!), we’ve learned that the Surface Book has received its own firmware and hardware updates as well. Microsoft seems to have had quite a bit to fix on the Surface Book as well, as that machine’s list of updates was also significant.

As far as we can tell, here’s everything that was updated on the Surface Book:

  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Camera Windows Hello
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel Control Logic
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel CSI2 Host Controller
  • Intel driver update for Intel AVStream Camera 2500
  • Intel driver update for Intel Imaging Signal Processor 2500
  • Intel Corporation update for Microsoft Camera Rear
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Microsoft IR Camera Front
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel HD Graphics 520
  • Intel Corporation update for Intel Display Audio
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI
  • NVIDIA driver update for NVIDIA GeForce GPU

Microsoft has published the changelog for the update, and here it is:

  • Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v88.1134.257.0) addresses a case where after you resume the Surface Book device from hibernation and detach the clipboard, the auto-rotate feature does not work.
  • Surface UEFI update (v88.1121.768.0) addresses screen flickering in Microsoft Edge and other applications.
  • Intel(R) HD Graphics 520 driver update (v20.19.15.4409) improves the overall stability of the graphics driver, resolves screen flickering in several popular applications, and cases where the display does not reinitialize correctly after the device resumes from sleep or hibernation.
  • Intel(R) Display Audio driver update (v8.20.0.865) supports compatibility with the updated HD Graphics Family driver.
  • NVIDIA GeForce GPU driver update (v10.18.13.6200) adds support for some of the latest popular games.
    Surface Camera drivers set (v30.10586.7035.1976) improves Windows Hello stability.

    • Intel(R) AVStream Camera 2500 driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
    • Intel(R) Control Logic driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
    • Intel(R) CSI2 Host Controller driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
    • Intel(R) Imaging Signal Processor 2500 driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
    • Microsoft Camera Front driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
    • Microsoft Camera Rear driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
    • Microsoft IR Camera Front driver update (v30.10586.7035.1976)
  • Surface Camera Windows Hello driver update (v1.0.45.0) improves Windows Hello stability.
  • Surface Dock Integration driver update (v1.0.6.0) improves stability and compatibility with external monitors and passive video adapters.
  • Surface Dock Firmware Update (v1.2.6.0) improves stability and compatibility with external monitors and passive video adapters.

So, go hit that update button and get your Surface Book in shape. Let us know in the comments if you find anything good or bad about today’s updates.

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