Microsoft Surface Pro 6/5 generation gets Windows 10 firmware update

Microsoft has pushed the Windows 10 system firmware update to the Surface Pro 5th generation and last year’s Surface Pro 6. Mainly to improve system stability and reliability, the Surface Pro fifth-generation update list is longer.

Starting with Surface Pro 6, it includes updates and displays colours for Intel graphics drivers. The most notable is Surface System Aggregator, which solves some CPU limitations.

Below is a complete list of Surface Pro 6 content:

Intel(R) UHD Graphics 620 – Display adapters

Intel(R) UHD Graphics 640 – Display adapters

24.20.100.6294 improves system stability and performance.

Intel(R) HD Graphics extension sub-component

24.20.100.6293 improves system stability and performance.

Surface System Aggregator – Firmware

239.2638.257.0 improves battery stability and relieves CPU 400MHz limit and Type Cover connection problems.

Surface Display Color – System devices

3.104.139.0 Improved and resolved display colour issues.

Surface Serial Hub Driver – System devices

6.35.139.0 improves system stability and performance.

As for Surface Pro (fifth generation), the update list is much longer. However, they do not seem to address many specific issues, and most of the updates only list improvements in system stability. However, there are some improvements in GPS location services and battery reliability.

Below is a complete list of changes to Surface Pro (fifth generation):

Intel(R) HD Graphics 620 – Display adapters

Intel(R) Iris(R) Plus Graphics 640 – Display adapters

24.20.100.6293 improves the stability of browsing.

Surface System Aggregator – Firmware

239.2638.257.0 improves the stability of the system.

Surface UEFI – Firmware

234.2344.769.0 Improve GPS location service and battery reliability.

HID PCI Mini driver for ISS – Human Interface Devices

3.1.0.3527 improves the stability of the system.

Surface Pen Settings – Human Interface Devices

23.608.139.0 improves the stability of the system.

Realtek High Definition Audio (SST) – Sound, video, and game controllers

6.0.1.8439 improves the stability of the system.

Realtek High Definition Audio extension sub-component

1.0.0.8439 improves the stability of the system.

Intel(R) ICLS Client – Software devices

1.49.213.1 improves the stability of the system.

Realtek Hardware Support Application – Software devices

11.0.6000.91 improves the stability of the system.

Intel(R) ICLS_icl Client extension sub-component

1.49.213.1 improves the stability of the system.

Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED – System devices

9.21.00.3755 improves the performance of music service applications.

Mobile 7th/8th Generation Intel(R) Processor Family I/O LPC Controller (U with iHDCP2.2 Premium) – System devices

10.1.5.1 improves the stability of the system.

Intel(R) Host Bridge/DRAM Registers – 5904 – System devices

10.1.10.2 improves the stability of the system.

Detection Verification – System devices

1.0.120.0 improves the performance of music service applications.

Intel(R) Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Processor Participant – System devices

8.4.11000.6436 improves the stability of the system.

Intel(R) Dynamic Platform Thermal Framework Manager – System devices

8.4.11000.6436 improves the stability of the system.

Intel(R) Integrated Sensor Solution – System devices

3.1.0.3527 improves the stability of the system.

Intel(R) ISS Dynamic Bus Enumerator – System devices

3.1.0.3527 improves the stability of the system.

Intel(R) Management Engine Interface – System devices

1815.12.0.2021 improves the stability of the system.

Intel(R) Serial IO 12C Host Controller – System devices

30.100.1823.1 improves the stability of the system.

Intel(R) Serial IO GPIO Host Controller- System devices

30.100.1823.1 improves the stability of the system.

Intel(R) Serial IO UART Host Controller- System devices

30.100.1823.1 improves the stability of the system.

Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller – System devices

9.21.00.3755 improves the performance of music service applications.

Realtek USB Card Reader – Universal Serial Bus Controllers

1.0.0.8439 improves the stability of the system.

Surface Integration – System devices

5.7.139.0 improves the stability of the system.

Surface Pen Pairing – System devices

3.21.139.0 improves the stability of the system.

If you have Surface Pro 2017 and Surface Pro 6 devices, as long as you are running the 2018 Windows 10 Update April Edition (also known as version 1803 or higher), you should be able to find these updates via Windows Update. Judging from the length of the changelog, the experience of the device after installation is better.

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