Microsoft Releases UEFI firmware and Updates for Surface

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Included in the latest Patch Tuesday updates, Microsoft has deployed new updates for the Surface RT and Surface Pro. The updates consist of UEFI firmware updates and other fixes for both the  ARM-based RT and Intel-based Pro models.

The following is the breakdown of updates per Surface model:

Surface RT:

  • UEFI firmware update that enhances Surface RT speaker volume and improves system stability
  • Driver pack that improves performance and works with the updated UEFI firmware to enhance Surface RT speaker volume
  • Trackpad Settings driver for Surface Type Cover to enable interaction with the Trackpad Settings app for Japanese customers

Surface Pro:

  • UEFI firmware update enables the PXE boot feature. (This feature is only available when using the Surface Pro Ethernet Adapter)
  • Trackpad Settings driver for Surface Type Cover to enable interaction with the Trackpad Settings app for Japanese customers
  • Continued improvement in Wi-Fi connectivity and stability

Source: Microsoft

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