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To keep your Surface Pro 8 performing its best, make sure that you have the latest Surface updates.

How to get the updates

Surface updates are released in stages—not every Surface will receive updates at the same time, but they'll be delivered to all devices. In some circumstances, you may also see a View optional updates link in the Windows Update setting. When shown, we recommend selecting this option to ensure that all Surface drivers listed in the release have been installed. If you haven’t received updates, see Download drivers and firmware for Surface.


  • Firmware updates can’t be uninstalled or reverted to an earlier version.

  • When you install the latest update, you'll also get all the previous updates if your Surface doesn't have them already. Only updates that apply to Surface will be downloaded and installed.

  • After the updates are installed, restart your device to complete the installation process. To restart your device, select the Start  button, and then select Power  > Restart.

Improvements and fixes in the updates

November 2021 updates

November 19 release

The following updates are available for Surface Pro 8 devices running Windows 10 October 2020 Update, version 20H2, or greater.

This update:

  • Improves new Type Cover Fingerprint login reliability.

  • Improves graphics stability and performance.

  • Improves system security.

  • Enables new Surface Pen haptics and improves inking performance.

  • Improves Thunderbolt AMD eGPU support.

  • Improves touchscreen stability.

Windows Update History 

Device Manager

Surface - Firmware -

Surface Retimer - Firmware

Surface - Firmware -

Surface UEFI - Firmware

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Surface UEFI - Firmware

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Surface System Aggregator - Firmware

Surface - Firmware -

Surface SMF - Firmware

Surface - Firmware -

Surface SMF - Firmware

Surface - Ext -

Surface - Ext - Surface Type Cover v7 Firmware Update

Surface - USB -

Surface Type Cover V7 Fingerprint UDE Controller - Universal Serial Bus controllers

Surface - Ext -

Surface Touch Pen Processor - Extension

Surface - System -

Surface Integration - System devices

Surface - Ext - 1.949.137.0

Surface G6 Touch Firmware Update - Extension

Intel - Display -

Intel(R) Iris(R) Xe Graphics - Extension

Intel - Ext -

Intel(R) Iris(R) Xe Graphics - Display adapters

Additional steps for Surface Pro 8

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