The Surface Pro 8 gets a huge list of new drivers in the latest firmware update.


Taras Buria


Jan 9, 2023 11:40 am EST

Surface Pro 8 device images

Microsoft has updated its previous generation flagship tablet with a new firmware update that includes a large list of new drivers. The latest release fixes security vulnerabilities and improves overall system stability and performance.

What’s new in the Surface Pro January 8, 2023 firmware update?

  • This update addresses a security vulnerability and improves system stability and performance.

Here is the list of new drivers:

The name of the Windows Update Windows Device Manager
Level – USB – Surface Type Core V7 Fingerprint UDE Controller – Universal Serial Bus Controllers
level – extension – Surface Type Core V7 Fingerprint UDE Controller – Extension
Realtek – Media – 6.0.9320.5 Realtek High Definition Audio (SST) – Sound, video and game controllers
level – system – Surface Integration – System Devices
Dolby – Software Component – 3.30400.413.0 Dolby – Software Component – 3.30400.413.0
Intel(R) Corporation – Media – Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) USB – Sound, Video and Game Controllers
Intel – System – Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) OED – System Devices
Intel(R) Corporation – Media – Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) for Bluetooth audio – sound, video and game controllers
Intel – System – Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) Audio Controller – System Devices
Dolby – Extension – 7.811.332.53 Dolby – Extension – 7.811.332.53
Level – Firmware – Level – Firmware –
Elan – Biometric – 4.15.12412.20015 ELAN WBF Fingerprint Sensor – Biometric Devices
Dolby – Software Component – 3.30201.210.0 DolbyAPO Software Device (HAS) – Software component

Here is additional information about the release:

Supported configurations All Surface Pro 8 variants
Supported Windows versions Windows 10 20H2 and newer
Windows 11 21H2 and newer
How to get updates Windows update
Surface Support website
Additional steps No additional steps are required.
Known issues There are no known issues.
Up to device support 5 October 2025

Another Surface device Microsoft updated this month is the Surface Laptop Studio. Its January 2023 firmware update has a much more modest changelog and focuses on improving Windows Hello and facial recognition. You can learn more about this release here.

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