Driver and firmware updates pushed out today to the Surface Pro 4
and Surface Book help fix some of the issues that have been frustrating users of both devices
. Both models have had a sleeping problem. While traveling with your Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book, the device would not go into a deep enough sleep state while in standby mode. As a result, by the time you reached your destination, you would find that you had no battery life remaining on your Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book.
In a blog post, Surface chief Panos Panay wrote that today's Intel driver and firmware update "will help you get the most of the power management options that Surface is designed to offer and continue to make your Surface more productive." To load the update on your Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book, go to Settings
> Update & security
> Windows Update.
Surface Pro 4
update should fix any issues you are having with problems
to system and display stability, battery life,
Hopefully, your device will be running just the way you want it to be following the update.
Microsoft driver update for Surface UEFI
Microsoft driver update for Surface Management Engine
Microsoft driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware
Surface Management Engine update (v22.214.171.1242) improves system stability.
Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v103.1081.260.0) improves accuracy of battery status and battery life during sleep.
Surface UEFI update (v104.1085.768.0) improves battery life and improves stability during power state transition changes into and out of sleep states.
Intel Precise Touch Device driver update (v126.96.36.199) improves stability during power state transition changes into and out of sleep states.
Intel HD Graphics 520 driver update (v188.8.131.5264) improves display stability, system stability and battery life.
Intel Display Audio driver update (v184.108.40.2065) supports compatibility with the updated graphics driver.
Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) driver update (v220.127.116.1134) improves system stability.
Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) Audio Controller driver update (v18.104.22.1686) improves system stability.
Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) OED driver update (v22.214.171.1246) improves system stability.
Intel Management Engine Interface driver update (v126.96.36.1996) improves system stability.
Intel Serial IO GPIO Host Controller driver update (v30.63.1603.5) improves auto rotation reliability when tablet mode is turned off.
Intel Serial IO I2C Host Controller driver update (v30.63.1603.5) improves auto rotation-Surface Pro 4 changelist
Microsoft Surface Pro 4