Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book receiving new 2/17/2016 hardware update

If you’re a Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book owner, you’ve likely been waiting with bated breath for a new firmware update to resolve the various sleep and display issues that the machines have been suffering. Rumors have been that a new firmware update was to release today that would resolve these issues, and a new update has starting pushing to both devices with today’s date.

Surface Pro 4 Hardware Update 2_15_2016

Surface Pro 4 Hardware Update 2/15/2016.

This firmware update finally addresses the power management issues people have been facing. Go hit that update button on your Surface device and grab it now! Here’s the official changelog for the Surface Book:

  • Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Management Engine
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware
  • Surface Management Engine update (v11.0.0.1202) improves system stability.
  • Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v88.1081.257.0) improves accuracy of battery status and battery life during sleep.
  • Surface UEFI update (v104.1085.768.0) improves battery life and improves stability during power state transition changes into and out of sleep states.
  • Intel Precise Touch Device driver update (v1.1.0.226) improves stability during power state transition changes into and out of sleep states.
  • Intel HD Graphics 520 driver update (v20.19.15.4364) improves display stability, system stability and battery life.
  • Intel Display Audio driver update (v8.20.0.745) supports compatibility with the updated graphics driver.
  • Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) driver update (v6.0.1.7734) improves system stability.
  • Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) Audio Controller driver update (v8.20.0.866) improves system stability.
  • Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) OED driver update (v8.20.0.866) improves system stability.
  • Intel Management Engine Interface driver update (v11.0.0.1176) improves system stability.
  • Intel Serial IO GPIO Host Controller driver update (v30.63.1603.5) improves auto rotation reliability when tablet mode is turned off.
  • Intel Serial IO I2C Host Controller driver update (v30.63.1603.5) improves auto rotation reliability when tablet mode is turned off.
  • Surface Book Base Firmware driver update (v1.2.0.0) improves battery life during sleep.

Here’s the official changelog for the Surface Pro 4 update:

  • Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface Management Engine
  • Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware
  • Surface Management Engine update (v11.0.0.1202) improves system stability.
  • Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v103.1081.260.0) improves accuracy of battery status and battery life during sleep.
  • Surface UEFI update (v104.1085.768.0) improves battery life and improves stability during power state transition changes into and out of sleep states.
  • Intel Precise Touch Device driver update (v1.1.0.226) improves stability during power state transition changes into and out of sleep states.
  • Intel HD Graphics 520 driver update (v20.19.15.4364) improves display stability, system stability and battery life.
  • Intel Display Audio driver update (v8.20.0.745) supports compatibility with the updated graphics driver.
  • Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) driver update (v6.0.1.7734) improves system stability.
  • Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) Audio Controller driver update (v8.20.0.866) improves system stability.
  • Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) OED driver update (v8.20.0.866) improves system stability.
  • Intel Management Engine Interface driver update (v11.0.0.1176) improves system stability.
  • Intel Serial IO GPIO Host Controller driver update (v30.63.1603.5) improves auto rotation reliability when tablet mode is turned off.
  • Intel Serial IO I2C Host Controller driver update (v30.63.1603.5) improves auto rotation
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