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Microsoft Sends Out Driver Update for Older Surface Products

Microsoft has updated older Surface devices, including Surface Pro and Surface Laptop hardware with new driver releases.


has rolled out a bunch of driver updates for its Surface products. Specifically, the updates cover users running older models of the hardware, such as the , Surface Books, and devices.

It is worth noting Microsoft has labelled the driver updates as a November 5 release. However, Microsoft only rolled out the updates yesterday. As usual, all the releases can be found in the update history page.

Microsoft has described all updates under “gradual roll-out,” which means some users may not receive the driver updates just yet.

Also of interest is that these releases are limited to Surface products running version 1903 or newer. For the updates, Microsoft has focused on solving issues with Wi-Fi and problems. Specifically, components from Marvell Semiconductor, Inc.


Below are the updates for the Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro 2017, Pro 6, Surface Laptop (1 and 2), and the original :

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Bluetooth – 15.68.17015.112 Marvell AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter – Bluetooth
  • 15.68.17015.112 improves Bluetooth connectivity.
Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. – Net – 15.68.17015.112 Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Network Controller – Network adapters
  • 15.68.17015.112 resolves Wi-Fi connectivity issue.


Additionally, the 2017 Surface Pro and Pro 6 are also receiving the following bump:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Surface – HIDClass – Surface Tcon Device – Human Interface Devices
  • improves system bugcheck performance.


Finally, the Pro 6 is also receiving this firmware release:

Windows Update History Name Device Manager Name
Surface – Firmware – Surface System Aggregator
  • resolves an issue where the CPU will throttle down to .4GHz, and improves battery stability.

Last Updated on April 9, 2020 12:04 pm CEST

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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