Update for the Surface 3 - Surface UEFI


This update adds commercial UEFI features and improves stability of the on-screen keyboard.

How to get this update

This update will be downloaded and installed automatically. It will be listed in the Windows Update history as follows:

System Firmware Update – 8/8/2016


There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart information

You must restart the computer after you apply this update. 

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace a previously released update.

File information

Surface UEFI (v1.51116.178.0)


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Article ID: 3166151 - Last Review: Aug 9, 2016 - Revision: 1