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 – 126.96.36.199||Surface Type Core V7 Fingerprint UDE Controller – Universal Serial Bus Controllers|
|level – extension – 188.8.131.52||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 – 184.108.40.206||Surface Integration – System Devices|
|Dolby – Software Component – 3.30400.413.0||Dolby – Software Component – 3.30400.413.0|
|Intel(R) Corporation – Media – 10.29.0.7919||Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) USB – Sound, Video and Game Controllers|
|Intel – System – 10.29.0.7919||Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) OED – System Devices|
|Intel(R) Corporation – Media – 10.29.0.7919||Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) for Bluetooth audio – sound, video and game controllers|
|Intel – System – 10.29.0.7919||Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (SST) Audio Controller – System Devices|
|Dolby – Extension – 7.811.332.53||Dolby – Extension – 7.811.332.53|
|Level – Firmware – 220.127.116.11||Level – Firmware – 18.104.22.168|
|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.