Security and reliability updates hit Surface Books, Surface Pro 5 and 6

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Prepare for more stability and reliability. Yay.

What you need to know

New firmware updates are available for a handful of Surface devices today.
The latest updates cover Surface Book, Surface Book 2, Surface Pro 5, and Surface Pro 6.
All of the updates are focused on security and reliability, and they’re available now via Windows Update.

Microsoft released another set of firmware updates for a handful of Surface devices today. Included in these updates are the first- and second-generation Surface Books, along with Surface Pro 5 and Surface Pro 6. While there’s nothing major included here, there are updates related to reliability and stability across the board.

If you’re using a Surface Book or Surface Book 2, you’ll see similar updates related to the NVIDIA display adapter. Here’s a look:

Firmware version
Update info

NVIDIA – Display – 27.21.14.5167
Addresses security updates and improves system stability.

Meanwhile, the update for the Surface Pro 5 brings improvements for battery smart charging reliability.

Firmware version
Update info

Surface – Firmware – 239.3275.257.0
Improves Battery Smart Charging reliability.

Finally, if you’re using a Surface Pro 6, you’ll see a pair of updates related to the battery and stability during hibernation.

Firmware version
Update info

Surface – Firmware – 235.3261.768.0
Improves device stability during hibernate.

Surface – Firmware – 241.304.139.0
Improves battery Smart Charging reliability.

All of these updates are available to download now via Windows Update for devices that are running Windows 10 version 1903 or newer.

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