Microsoft release Surface Pro firmware update ready for Windows 8.1

Microsoft release Surface Pro firmware update ready for Windows 8.1

Microsoft Surface RT
Last month there were no updates for the Surface Pro or Surface RT but in preparation for Windows 8.1 there are updates for the Pro version. There is a UEFI firmware update and driver updates including optimizations for the Type Cover 2 and Touch Cover 2. These updates should be applied before installing Windows 8.1 For the Surface RT there are no updates this month, the RT powered device must be ready for Windows 8.1.

Surface Pro Notes:

October 2013 updates

In preparation for the release of Windows 8.1, these additional updates were released for Surface Pro running Windows 8.0:

UEFI firmware updates.

System Aggregator firmware updates.

Various device driver updates to enhance the Windows 8.1 update experience, and optimizations for using Type Cover 2 or Surface Touch Cover 2.

Note These updates should be applied prior to updating to Windows 8.1.

Surface RT Notes:

October 2013 updates

In preparation for the release of Windows RT 8.1, no additional updates were released for Surface RT running Windows RT.

Via the Surface Update pages

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