The Surface Pro 7 receives its first firmware update

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surface pro 7 receives first firmware updates

Tech enthusiasts out there are probably already excited about the launch of the Surface Pro 7, and many of you have probably already pre-ordered the device.

If you’re one of them, You’ll be glad to know that Microsoft already announced the first firmware update for the Surface Pro 7.

As such, you should already have an update pending in Windows Update, and it is strongly advised that you install it because of the many new features it brings.

What does the new Surface Pro 7 update bring?

The October 21 firmware update brings in a host of new features that will certainly make your experience with the device more enjoyable.

For example, some updates were made to how the device manages battery consumption, which is generally vital for a portable device, and two updates to Surface Integrations bring improved integration between services.

The audio driver is also getting a significant improvement. This will not only bring general audio updates, but it will also allow an improved Cortana speech experience.

One thing you must know is that you need to have the Windows 10 October 2019 Update and newer to install it. Fortunately, the device comes with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update pre-installed.

No issues associated with the Surface Pro 7 firmware update have been reported yet.

Things to remember when updating the Surface Pro 7

First of all, firmware updates can’t be uninstalled, and you can’t perform rollbacks either.

Another thing you should remember is that when you install the latest update, you’ll also get all the previous updates if your Surface lacks them.

Lastly, always remember to restart the device after you perform the update because some updates will not take effect immediately.

What are your opinions on the Surface Pro 7? Let us know in the comments section below.


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