Microsoft releases new firmware update for Surface Book 2 and Laptop

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Surface Book 2 with Windows 10
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Microsoft today released a new firmware update for its Surface
devices. The update is being rolled out on the company’s
Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop. The latest firmware update
does not come with any new features but it improves the Windows
10 April 2018 Update experience on these devices.

Microsoft released the Windows 10 April 2018 Update on April
30th. Not all devices were eligible for the rollout since
Microsoft generally releases the major update to the public in
stages.

The process is followed by Microsoft to check and fix if any
bugs are reported by users so that other users are not affected
by the rollout, and on the basis of the feedback, Microsoft
makes it available for more devices.

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update might take about 3 months to
become available for all devices globally since Microsoft works
on the basis of feedback. As noted above, the fixes and
improvements are implemented on the basis of feedback provided
by the users.

The rollout of the new firmware update brings a new driver for
Surface Integration, and it improves the hibernation feature on
devices which are currently running Windows 10 April 2018
Update.

The firmware update is rolling out to Microsoft’s Surface Book
2 and Surface Laptops which were a part of the global or public
rollout of Windows 10 April 2018 update.

We could not find anything else which the company has included
in the new firmware update for the Surface
devices. Microsoft
has already blocked the Windows 10 April 2018 update for
certain Surface Pro 4 configurations with Intel’s SSD since
the company has found a bug.

The company is already working on a fix for the reported bug,
and once the fix is deployed, the affected PCs and Laptops
will again start receiving Windows 10 April 2018 update.

The latest firmware update is currently being rolled out. The
Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop users can get the update by
going to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update
> and click on check for updates option.

Do let us know if you find anything new that has been included
after downloading the firmware update on your Surface devices
in the comments below.



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