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Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface 3, Pro, Pro 2, and Pro 3

Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series

Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, Pro 3, Pro 2, Pro, and Surface 3

Updated all drivers, firmware, and software to the latest release
Added a feature to suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt after a BIOS update

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
  • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3 with Windows 8.1
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model and OS version
    • Surface Book – Windows 10 64-bit – 11/18/2016
    • Surface Pro 4 – Windows 10 64-bit – 12/08/2016
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 10 64-bit – 12/13/2016
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – 12/13/2016
    • Surface 3 – Windows 10 64-bit – 09/27/2016
    • Surface 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – 09/27/2016
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 10 64-bit – 03/10/2016
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – 03/10/2016
    • Surface Pro – Windows 10 64-bit – 07/23/2015
    • Surface Pro – Windows 8.1 64-bit – 01/15/2015
    • Surface Pro – Windows 8.0 64-bit – 01/15/2015
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

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Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series

Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, Pro 3, Pro 2, Pro, and Surface 3

Drivers have been updated for the Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro 3, and Surface 3.

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
  • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3 with Windows 8.1
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model and OS version
    • Surface Book – Windows 10 64-bit – 02/12/2016
    • Surface Pro 4 – Windows 10 64-bit – 02/12/2016
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 10 64-bit – 01/28/2016
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – 01/28/2016
    • Surface 3 – Windows 10 64-bit – 02/04/2016
    • Surface 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – 02/04/2016
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 10 64-bit – August 18, 2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – May 19, 2015
    • Surface Pro – Windows 10 64-bit – July 23 2015
    • Surface Pro – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

Continue reading Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series

Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series

Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, Pro 3, Pro 2, Pro, and Surface 3

Drivers have been updated for the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
  • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3 with Windows 8.1
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model and OS version
    • Surface Book – Windows 10 64-bit – 12/16/2015
    • Surface Pro 4 – Windows 10 64-bit – 01/28/2016
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 10 64-bit – 10/26/2015
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – 10/26/2015
    • Surface 3 – Windows 10 64-bit – 11/09/2015
    • Surface 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – 11/09/2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 10 64-bit – August 18, 2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – May 19, 2015
    • Surface Pro – Windows 10 64-bit – July 23 2015
    • Surface Pro – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
  • Suppress the installation of the NVIDIA 3D Vision software on the Surface Book
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

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Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series

Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, Pro 3, Pro 2, Pro, and Surface 3

The Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 are now supported.
Drivers have been updated for the Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3.

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
  • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3 with Windows 8.1
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model and OS version
    • Surface Book – Windows 10 64-bit – 12/03/2015
    • Surface Pro 4 – Windows 10 64-bit – 12/03/2015
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 10 64-bit – 10/26/2015
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – 10/26/2015
    • Surface 3 – Windows 10 64-bit – 11/09/2015
    • Surface 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – 11/09/2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 10 64-bit – August 18, 2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – May 19, 2015
    • Surface Pro – Windows 10 64-bit – July 23 2015
    • Surface Pro – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
  • Suppress the installation of the NVIDIA 3D Vision software on the Surface Book
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

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Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series

Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface 3, Pro, Pro 2, and Pro 3

Windows 10 support has been added for all models.
The Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3 driver packs for Windows 8.1 have been updated to the June 23rd, 2015 release.

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
  • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3 with Windows 8.1
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model, OS version, and OS architecture
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 10 64-bit – July 23 2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – May 19, 2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 10 64-bit – August 18, 2015
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – June 23, 2015
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 10 64-bit – August 18, 2015
    • Surface 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – June 23, 2015
    • Surface 3 – Windows 10 64-bit – July 23, 2015
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

Continue reading Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series

Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series

Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface 3, Pro, Pro 2, and Pro 3

The Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro 2 driver packs have been updated to the May 19th, 2015 release.

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
  • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model, OS version, and OS architecture
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – May 19, 2015
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – May 19, 2015
    • Surface 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – May 4, 2015
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

Continue reading Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series

Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series

Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface 3, Pro, Pro 2, and Pro 3

Added support for the Surface 3
The Surface Pro 3 driver pack has been updated to the May 1st, 2015 release.

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
  • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model, OS version, and OS architecture
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – May 1, 2015
    • Surface 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – May 4, 2015
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

Continue reading Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Series

Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series

Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface Pro 1, 2, and 3

The Surface Pro 3 driver pack has been updated to the March 26, 2015 release.  The changes are described here.

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
  • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model, OS version, and OS architecture
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – March 26, 2015
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

Continue reading Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series

New: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series

Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface Pro 1, 2, and 3

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
  • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model, OS version, and OS architecture
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – March 2015
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

Continue reading New: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series