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Microsoft pushes out update for both lines of Surface tablets

Microsoft pushes out updates for Surface Pro and Surface RT tablets

By: Trace Hagan from May 15, 2013 @ 0:11 CDT

Microsoft has issued patches for both of its existing Surface tablet lines as part of its monthly Patch Tuesday. The patches aim to boost wireless performance, enable PXE boot, and various other stability concerns. The updates continue Microsoft's current trend of releasing monthly updates for the Surface tablets.

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The Surface Pro is receiving the following updates and fixes:

  • UEFI firmware update enables the PXE boot feature. This feature is only available when using the Surface Pro Ethernet Adapter due to the UEFI integration needed to implement PXE boot.
  • Trackpad Settings driver for Surface Type Cover to enable interaction with the Trackpad Settings app for Japanese customers.
  • Continued improvement in Wi-Fi connectivity and stability.

The Surface RT is receiving the following updates and fixes:

  • UEFI firmware update that enhances Surface RT speaker volume and improves system stability.
  • Driver pack that improves performance and works with the updated UEFI firmware to enhance Surface RT speaker volume.
  • Trackpad Settings driver for Surface Type Cover to enable interaction with the Trackpad Settings app for Japanese customers.

NEWS SOURCES:vr-zone.com