Surface Book, Pro 4, and Pro 3 get October firmware update

Microsoft rolls out its first wave of firmware updates for the new Surface Book and Surface Pro 4, and Surface Pro 3 gets updated as well with support for Surface Pro 4 accessories.

Surface Pro 4 with blue Type Cover

Microsoft rolls out the new firmware updates for its top line of Surface devices, including Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, and Surface Pro 3. While the Surface Pro 3 has been receiving updates for more than a year, the October release is the first wave of updates for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book.

The update brings a bunch of fixes for the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book cameras, display stability, and storage drivers. For Surface Pro 3 the new update fixes the Surface Pro 4 Type Cover and support for the new Microsoft Surface Dock.

Here is the breakdown:

Surface Book

The new update will appear either as “System Firmware Update – 10/23/2015” or “System Hardware Update – 10/23/2015,” and includes the following changes:

  • Surface Camera drivers set (v30.10154.6640.152) enables the Windows Hello feature.
  • Control Logic driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • CSI2 Host Controller driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • Imaging Signal Processor 2500 driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • Microsoft Camera Front driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • Microsoft Camera Rear driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • Microsoft IR Camera Front driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • Surface Camera Windows Hello driver (v1.0.24.0)
  • AVStream Camera 2500 driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • Surface Display Calibration driver (v1.1.371.0) improves the overall display stability.
  • Surface Integration driver (v1.1.263.0) improves storage performance.
  • Surface Storage Firmware Update driver (v1.447.0) improves storage performance.

Surface Pro 4

The new update will appear either as “System Firmware Update – 10/23/2015” or “System Hardware Update – 10/23/2015,” and includes the following changes:

  • Surface Camera drivers set (v30.10154.6640.152) enables the Windows Hello feature.
  • Control Logic driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • CSI2 Host Controller driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • Imaging Signal Processor 2500 driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • Microsoft Camera Front driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • Microsoft Camera Rear driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • Microsoft IR Camera Front driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • Surface Camera Windows Hello driver (v1.0.24.0)
  • AVStream Camera 2500 driver (v30.10154.6640.152)
  • Surface Display Calibration driver (v1.1.371.0) improves the overall display stability.
  • Surface Integration driver (v1.0.59.0) improves storage performance.
  • Surface Storage Firmware Update driver (v1.447.0) improves storage performance.

Surface Pro 3

The new update will appear as “System Firmware Update – 10/26/2015,” and includes the following changes:

  • Surface Pro System Aggregator Firmware update (v3.9.750.0) adds support for Microsoft Surface Dock on Surface Pro 3.
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Type Cover drivers set update adds support for the Surface Pro 4 Type Cover on Surface Pro 3.
  • Surface Type Cover Filter Device driver (v.1.1.360.0)
  • Surface Fingerprint Sensor driver (v2.2.10.4)
  • Surface Type Cover Integration driver (v1.1.362.0)
  • Surface Pro 4 Type Cover Integration driver (v1.1.359.0)
  • Surface PTP Filter driver (v1.0.33.1)
  • Surface Accessory Firmware update driver (v1.1.382.0)
  • Surface Keyboard Backlight driver (1.1.365.0)

Surface 3 and the rest of the tablets do not get an October firmware update.

Source Microsoft