The latest Surface Book 3 update has a long list of improvements.
What you need to know
- The Surface Book 3 has a new firmware update.
- The update includes a long list of improvements and fixes.
- The fixes include improved inking and stability.
Microsoft shipped a firmware update for the Surface Book 3 recently. The update improves inking on the device, improves general stability, and includes several other fixes and improvements. While the update does include any new features, it does bring quite a long list of improvements to one of the best Windows laptops.
Microsoft’s support page outlines all of the changes, which can also be found below.
|Windows Update History Name||Device Manager Name||Version||Update|
|AMD – System – 18.104.22.168||AMD UART Controller – System devices||22.214.171.124||Improves system stability.|
|Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. – Display – 26.20.12059.3000||AMD Radeon (TM) Vega 9 Graphics – Display Adapter / AMD Radeon (TM) Vega 11 Graphics – Display adapters||26.20.12059.3000||Improves system stability by addressing waking from sleep scenarios.|
|Surface – Firmware – 1.2545.140.0||Surface UEFI – Firmware||1.2545.140.0||Addresses issues related to waking from sleep bugcheck and unexpected shutdown failure.|
|Surface – Firmware – 16.308.139.0||Surface System Aggregator – Firmware||16.308.139.0||Improves battery reliability during low battery scenarios.|
|Intel Corporation – System – 1.0.1287.0||Detection Verification – System devices||1.0.1287.0||Improves audio reliability.|
|Surface – Extension – 126.96.36.199||(Surface Book Base v3 Firmware Update) – no Device Manager notes||188.8.131.52||Improves Surface Dock 2 reliability and addresses system bugcheck.|
|Surface – Firmware – 10.11.139.0||Surface System Aggregator – Firmware||10.11.139.0||Resolves the stability issues during low battery scenarios.|
|Intel Corporation – System – 10.24.0.3694||Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) Audio Controller – System devices||10.24.0.3694||Improves device Sleep power consumption and addresses system bugcheck.|
|Intel Corporation – System – 10.24.3694.245||Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) OED – System devices||10.24.3694.245||Improves device Sleep power consumption and addresses system bugcheck.|
|Surface – System – 184.108.40.206||Surface System Telemetry Driver – System devices||220.127.116.11||Facilitates power and thermal related data analysis.|
|Intel – Net – 18.104.22.168||Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 160MHz – Network adapters||22.214.171.124||Improves Wi-Fi performance resuming from sleep and Miracast connection performance.|
|Intel – Bluetooth – 126.96.36.199||Intel Wireless Bluetooth – Bluetooth||188.8.131.52||Resolves the issue with WiFi connection throughput and improves stability.|
|NVIDIA – Display – 184.108.40.20692||NVIDIA GeForce GTX – Display adapters||220.127.116.1192||Improves GPU stability and power consumption.|
|Dolby – SoftwareComponent – 3.20602.651.0||DolbyAPO SWC Device – Software components||3.20602.651.0||Improves device audio performance and stability, and addresses 3rd party app compatibility and performance.|
|Surface – System – 18.104.22.168||Surface DTX – System devices||22.214.171.124||Improves connectivity and performance with USB Hub.|
|Surface – Firmware – 126.96.36.199||13 Inch – Surface Touch Firmware / 15 Inch – Surface Touch Firmware – Firmware||188.8.131.52||Improves Touch and Pen stability.|
|Surface – Extension – 184.108.40.206||(13 Inch – Surface Touch Pen Processor / 15 Inch – Surface Touch Pen Processor) – no Device Manager notes||220.127.116.11||Improves Touch stability and improves pen inking when palm is also on screen.|
|Dolby – Extension – 18.104.22.168||(13 Inch – Dolby Device Extension) – no Device Manager notes||22.214.171.124||Fixes low volume output from internal speakers and improves audio reliability.|
|Dolby – Extension – 126.96.36.199||(15 Inch – Dolby Device Extension) – no Device Manager notes||188.8.131.52||Fixes low volume output from internal speakers and improves audio reliability.|
|Surface – System – 184.108.40.206||Surface Integration Service Device – System devices||220.127.116.11||Improves Surface Dock 2 reliability.|
The update should be available now through Windows Update on the Surface Book 3.