Update for the Surface Book Intel graphics driver


A driver update is available to improve the performance and stability of Surface Book devices.

This update includes the following enhancements:
  • Improves overall stability of the graphics driver.
  • Eliminates flickering issues in several popular applications.
  • Makes sure that the display reinitializes correctly after resuming from sleep or hibernation. 
  • When applied together with an upcoming firmware update for the Surface Dock, addresses several scenarios in which external monitors do not display correctly while attached to the Surface Dock.
For more information about Surface Book update history, see Surface Book update history.

How to get this update

This update will be downloaded and installed automatically.


There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart information

You may be prompted to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace a previously released update.

File version information

Intel HD Graphics 520 driver (v20.19.15.4409)


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Article ID: 3151092 - Last Review: Apr 26, 2016 - Revision: 1