Surface tablets get firmware updates as part of February’s Patch Tuesday

Surface RT and Surface Pro Patch Tuesday Firmware update

In January we saw Microsoft making an unusual firmware release for its Surface Pro 2, but in February’s Patch Tuesday the company seems to be going back to the release routine by making available Surface Pro 2, Surface Pro, and Surface 2 firmware updates on time.

On February, Surface Pro 2 gets improvements for better display calibration, fixes for the tablet ignoring hibernation and battery percentage incorrectly reporting. Also today’s update resolves issue where Surface would rest upon repeated Cover attach/detach, On Screen Keyboard unexpectedly appears even though the Cover is attached. And resolves the issues where the Cover isn’t detected after wake up for sleep.

Touch Cover 2 and Type Cover 2 were updated to improve two-finger touchpad gestures.

Surface Pro February firmware fixes unexpected rest after waking up from sleep, reset after repeated Cover attach/detach, On Screen Keyboard unexpectedly appears even though the Cover is attached, and Cover isn’t detected after wake up for sleep.

Surface 2 firmware update bring Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter improvements and fixes issues with Bluetooth keyboard and mouse. The Marvell AVASTAR 350N Wireless Network Controller update resolves connectivity issues.

Original Surface isn’t getting a firmware update in February.

Source Microsoft (1), (2), (3)

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