Microsoft releases new firmware updates for Surface Pro 4, Surface Book running the Windows 10 Creators Update

Laurent Giret

Microsoft released yesterday new firmware updates for its Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book hybrid PCs, and the new bits some minor fixes and stability improvements to all models including the new Surface Book i7 with Performance Base (via Neowin). For now, the updates are only available for devices running the Creators Update and Microsoft explained in the release notes that the updates will be delivered “in stages” to all Surface customers.

The changelog for the April 2017 firmware updates is similar for both devices, and you can find all the details below:

  • Surface driver update for Surface System Aggregator: resolves screen brightness issue when devices comes out of sleep.
  • Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) Precise Touch Device: improves system stability.
  • Surface driver update for Surface Integration: adjusts system Hibernation defaults.

If you have already installed the Creators Update on your Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book, you can manually check Windows Update to see if the firmware update is available to install. Otherwise, you’ll have to wait a little bit for the update to reach your device. If you already installed the new firmware on your Surface, let us know in the comments if you’re seeing any noticeable improvements.