Microsoft release driver updates for older Surface Pro, Surface Laptop and Surface Book

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Microsoft has released new drivers for older generations of the Surface Pro, Surface Laptop and Surface Book running Windows 10 May 2019 update or later.

The updates aimed at the  Surface Pro 4Surface Pro (2017)Surface Pro 6Surface Laptop 1 and 2, and Surface Book are mainly intended to improve wireless connectivity.

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Bluetooth – 15.68.17015.112 Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter – Bluetooth

  • 15.68.17015.112 improves Bluetooth connectivity.
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Net – 15.68.17015.112 Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller – Network adapters

  • 15.68.17015.112 resolves Wi-Fi connectivity issue.

The 2017 Surface Pro driver update and the Surface Pro 6 driver brings HID improvements:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Surface – HIDClass – 1.1.136.0 Surface Tcon Device – Human Interface Devices

  • 1.1.136.0 improves system bugcheck performance.

Lastly, Surface Pro 6 is getting a fix for a CPU throttling issue:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Surface – Firmware – 241.6.139.0 Surface System Aggregator

  • 241.6.139.0 resolves an issue where the CPU will throttle down to .4GHz, and improves battery stability.

Microsoft is rolling out the Surface Pro driver update gradually via automatic updates, which is probably a warning that they should not be rushed into. Find the updates at the links above.

via Neowin

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