Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has had its fair share of WiFi and power issues since its launch and in the release notes for the July Surface update Microsoft said there would be an extra Firmware update July 16th and as promised the Firmware updates available for the 3rd gen Surface today.

The update improves the WiFi connection and throughput plus there is a Surface Integration update that “further enhances system stability”. The update will be delivered via Windows Update as a staged release so it may not show up immediately.

Release Notes:

July 16 release

The following updates will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 7/16/2014” or “System Hardware Update – 7/16/2014” when you view your update history.


When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers. As a result, not every Surface will receive the update at the same time, but the update will be delivered to all devices. If you have not received the update then please manually check Windows Update later.

Surface Integration (v.2.0.1038.0) further enhances system stability.

Wireless Network Controller and Bluetooth (v. 15.68.3044.85) further improving WiFi connection and throughput scenarios.

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