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Surface Pro 3 Firmware Updates Includes WiFi Fixes and Other Improvements

By Radu Tyrsina / October 31, 2014 / Featured, Tablets 2302

Surface Pro 3 owners have long been complaining about the fact that they are being plagued with WiFi-related problems. Microsoft has issued a few updates to fix this and now we’re talking about the latest one.

While Microsoft released a few important updates during this month’s Patch Tuesday, it’s back with some more fixes. The latest firmware updates include Wi-Fi fixes and other new features, the whole update being identified as “System Firmware Update – 10/28/2014″ in Windows Update.

So, here are the new features and changes:


Surface Pro UEFI update (v3.11.250.0) – this enhances the system stability, increases the reliability of the graphics display performance, and adds a status bar to the experience when applying future System Firmware Updates.

Surface Pro Embedded Controller Firmware update (v38.7.50.0) – this update increases the reliability of sleep state transitions with a Surface Pro 3 Docking Station connected.

Surface Integration update (v2.0.1168.0) – this improvement here addresses setting the Hibernate value in Windows 10 for those who have downloaded the Technical Preview.

Intel(R) 8 Series PCI Express Root Port #3 – 9C14 update (v2.0.1151.0) – brings fixes for those situations when the Wi-Fi adapter is not available upon resuming the system from sleep.

Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth driver update (v15.68.3059.117) – this improves Wi-Fi connection after rebooting with Bluetooth devices that are paired; it also enhances power consumption situations, and addresses instances of system instability.

The update is still rolling out, so do check out in case you have received it. Let us know if this has solved your WiFi problems or whether they still persist.

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