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Surface Laptop 3, Go 2, Duo, Pro 4 picked up March 2021 update

Surface Laptop 3, Pro 4, Go 2, Duo, and other devices received a new update to fix problems, enhance components, and improve the overall experience.

Surface Go 2, Book 3, and accessories group

As part of the March 2021 rollout, Microsoft is now pushing hardware updates for many of its Surface devices, including Surface Laptop 3, Laptop 2, Laptop 1, Laptop Go, Surface Duo, Surface Pro 4, Surface Go 2, and Go 1 to improve stability and fix several problems.

According to the Surface update history support page, these updates are available for Windows 10 version 1903 or higher and Android 10 for the case of Surface Duo.

Surface Laptop 3 March 2021 update

Here are the improvements available for the Laptop 3 in March 2021:

  • Intel Smart Sound Technology Audio Controller – System device 10.24.0.4813: Improves audio performance and battery life.
  • Intel Smart Sound Technology OED – System devices 10.24.4813.245: Improves audio performance and battery life.
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 160MHz – Network adapters 22.20.0.6: Improves Wi-Fi reliability and stability.
  • Intel Wireless Bluetooth – Bluetooth 22.20.1.1: Improves Bluetooth reliability and stability.
  • Realtek Hardware Support Application – Software components 11.0.6000.92: Improves audio performance and device stability.
  • Realtek Device Extension – Extn 6.1.0.9: Improves integration between system services.
  • Realtek High Definition Audio (SST) – Sound, video, and game controllers 6.0.9083.3: Improves audio performance and device stability.
  • Detection Verification – System devices 1.0.1709.0: Improves Cortana voice activation scenarios.
  • Surface Trusted Platform Module 2.0 – Security devices 7.2.2.0: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.

Surface Laptop 2 March 2021 update

These are the improvements and changes available for the Laptop 2 in March 2021:

  • Intel HD Graphics – Display adapters 27.20.100.8681: Improves graphics and system stability.
  • Intel Display Graphics Adapter Driver – Extension 27.20.100.8681: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel ICLS Client – Extension 1952.14.0.1470: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel ICLS Client – Software devices 1.62.321.1: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel Management Engine Interface – System devices 2040.100.0.1029: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Surface ME – Firmware 11.8.82.3838: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.

Surface Laptop 1 March 2021 update

These are the fixes and enhancements available for the first generation of Surface Laptop in March 2021:

  • Intel HD Graphics – Display adapters 27.20.100.8682: Improves graphics and system stability.
  • Intel ICLS Client – Extension 1952.14.0.1470: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel ICLS Client – Software devices 1.62.321.1: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel Management Engine Interface – System devices 2040.100.0.1029: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Surface ME – Firmware 11.8.82.3838: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.

Surface Laptop Go March 2021 update

Here are the improvements available for the Laptop Go in March 2021:

  • Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) OED – System devices 10.24.0.4813: Improves audio performance and battery life.
  • Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) OED – System devices 10.24.4813.245: Improves audio performance and battery life.
  • Realtek High Definition Audio (SST) – Sound, video, and game controllers 6.0.9083.3: Improves audio performance and device stability.
  • Realtek Hardware Support Application – Software components 11.0.6000.92: Improves audio performance and device stability.
  • Realtek Device Extension – Extn 6.1.0.9: Improves integration between system services.
  • Surface Integration – System devices 29.30.139.0: Improves integration between system services.
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 160MHz – Network adapters 22.20.0.6: Improves Wi-Fi reliability and stability.
  • Intel Wireless Bluetooth – Bluetooth 22.20.1.1: Improves Bluetooth reliability and stability.

Surface Pro 4 March 2021 update

These are the improvements and changes for the Pro 4 tablet in March 2021:

  • Intel iCLS Client Extension 1914.13.0.1063: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel ICLS Client – Software devices 1.56.87.0: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel Management Engine Interface – System 1914.12.0.1256: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter – Bluetooth 15.68.17018.116: Improves connection stability and enables the support of new products.
  • Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller 15.68.17018.116: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Surface ME – Firmware 11.8.70.3626: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Surface UEFI – Firmware 109.3192.768.0: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.

Surface Go 2 March 2021 update

The second generation of the Go tablet is getting this changes in March 2021:

  • Intel UHD Graphics 615 27.20.100.8681: Improves graphics and system stability.
  • Intel Graphics Driver – Extension 27.20.100.8681: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel ICLS Client – Software devices 1.62.321.1: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel Management Engine Interface – System devices 2040.100.0.1029: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel Management Engine Interface – Extension 1952.14.0.1470: Improves integration between system services.
  • Surface Setting – System devices 1.0.13.0: Resolves system orientation issue.
  • Surface ME – Firmware 11.8.82.3838: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Surface UEFI – Firmware 1.0.1.4: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.

Surface Go March 2021 update

The Surface Go brings these change and improvements:

  • Intel HD Graphics 615 27.20.100.8681: Improves graphics and system stability.
  • Intel Graphics Driver – Extension 27.20.100.8681: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel ICLS Client – Extension 1.62.321.1: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel ICLS Client – Software devices 1952.14.0.1470: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Intel Management Engine Interface – System devices 2040.100.0.1029: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Surface UEFI – Firmware (LTE) 1.1.20.0: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Surface ME – Firmware 11.8.82.3838: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.
  • Surface UEFI – Firmware (Wi-Fi) 1.0.30.0: Addresses security updates and improves system stability.

Surace Duo March 2021 update

The rollout version is 2021.115.53, and it is available for AT&T locked device:

  • Addresses scenarios outlined in the Android Security Bulletin – February 2020.
  • Improves Surface Duo UI stability.
  • Improves single tap touch experience.

The update should download and install automatically, but you go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and try to force the download manually if you have not received it.