The new Surface Pro gets a new firmware update to improve pen and touch performance [August 8, 2018]

Microsoft Surface Pro Update

After recent huge firmware updates to the new Surface Pro, yesterday, Microsoft has released another firmware update to the devices again with some significant improvements. To be specific, the firmware updates will improve device security, stability, and improve pen and touch performance.

The newest firmware should be showing up now in Windows Update, and it bumps up the version numbers of Surface UEFI, Touch, and Wifi adapter.

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Bluetooth – 15.68.9125.57 Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter – Bluetooth

  • 15.68.9125.57 improves system security.
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Net – 15.68.9125.57 Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller – Network adapters

  • 15.68.9125.57 improves system security.
Surface – System – Surface Integration Service Device – System devices

  • improves system stability.
Surface – System – Surface Touch Servicing ML – System devices

  • improves pen and touch performance.
Surface – Firmware – 429.0.1.10 Surface Touch – Firmware

  • 429.0.1.10 improves pen and touch performance.
Surface – Firmware – 234.2291.769.0 Surface UEFI – Firmware

  • 234.2291.769.0 improves driver installation servicing.

In addition, Microsoft also provides more information about overall device attribute benefits from this update as below:

Value Indicator Score
Security +
Reliability +
Connectivity NA
Compatibility NA
Performance +
Battery Life NA