Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book screen flickering is a thing of the past after firmware update

Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book screen flickering is a thing of the past after firmware update
A firmware update sent out by Microsoft and directed toward the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book, aims to fix an issue that both devices have with a flickering screen. The Surface Pro 4 changelist includes an update to v20.19.15.4308 for the HD Graphics 520 driver. An update to the Display audio driver (to v8.20.0.659) allows it to be compatible with the updated graphics driver.

Other changes to the Surface Pro 4 include an update to the Surface Embedded Controller (v103.855.257.0) which improves system stability. And looking ahead to future functions being developed for Windows 10, the Surface Pen Settings driver was updated to v10.0.302.0.

The firmware update to the tablet/laptop hybrid Surface Book has the exact same changelist, except for one additional item that improves the physical keyboard and trackpad experience. That is the update to the Surface System Aggregator which takes it to v88.853.258.0.

If you have either device, be on the look out for the firmware update that should certainly improve the user experience of both products.

source: MicrosoftNews via WMPoweruser

Related phones

Surface Pro 4
  • Display 12.3 inches
    1824 x 2736 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Intel Core-i7, 16GB RAM
  • Storage 1000GB, microSD
  • OS Windows 10 Pro



5. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Folks maybe I'm wrong but I think it it's wise to buy a NEW product like the surface book 3 to 4 months after it goes on sale so the bugs are worked out by the time you buy yours. I bet a person who buys a Surface book in March 2016 will have a much smoother running device

3. ZeroCide

Posts: 819; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

That was Fast update to firmware. Good Job MS.


Posts: 20; Member since: Nov 01, 2015

Best. Mini. Computer. People. Call. This. Tablet. I. Laugh. I. Call. It. Mini. Computer. Phone. Arena. Is. Best. Arena

2. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

You. Are. Idiot.

4. Clars123

Posts: 1082; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

LOL...he's already been banned

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