Latest Surface Go Firmware Update brings Pen improvements and more (changelog)

Microsoft is pushing out new firmware for its popular and affordable Windows 10 tablet, the Surface Go.

The update for the  WIFI (not LTE) version of the tablet brings a number of improvements, mainly centred around Surface Pen and Wireless performance.

See the changelog, which dates to the 19th February, below:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Surface – System – Surface Pen Firmware Update – System devices

  • resolves intermittent Pen top button click failure on Surface Pen with no clip, post Windows 10 October 2018 Update.
    Use the Surface Pen Checker Tool to verify that the Pen’s firmware was successfully updated.
Surface – HIDClass – Surface Pen Integration Device – Human Interface Devices

  • enables firmware update to Surface Pen with no clip.
Surface – Firmware – Surface UEFI – Firmware

  • improves system stability.
Surface – System – Surface CIF Device – System devices

  • improves compatibility with Windows 10 S mode.
Qualcomm Atheros Communications – Bluetooth – Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth 4.1 – Bluetooth

  • improves wireless security and adds support for Bluetooth quick pairing.
Qualcomm Atheros Communications – Net – Qualcomm Atheros Wireless Network Adapter– Network adapters

  • improves wireless security and Miracast support.

You can install the update by Checking for Updates in Settings or by downloading them manually here.


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