Surface Pro 9 5G's latest update fixes video glitches and display issues

The update came out on May 25, 2024

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Surface Pro 9 5G's latest update fixes video glitches and display issues

Microsoft has released a new update for Surface Pro 9 with 5G (SQ3 Processor). The new version addresses video glitches, screen flashing/flickering issues, and unexpected crashes.

Here is the changelog available on the update history page:

  • Enhances the gaming experience by preventing glitches in the video playback.
  • Addresses an issue that was causing the device to unexpectedly crash.
  • Fixes a flickering or screen flashing issue when the device is connected to Surface Dock 2.

The update contains the following components and the installed components vary as per your device configuration:

Driver versionDevice Manager Dock 2 Firmware Update – Extensions
30.0.3959.8900Qualcomm(R) Adreno(TM) 8cx Gen 3 – Display adapters
1.0.3959.8900Qualcomm(R) Device Crash Dump Injector Service – System devices Thunderbolt(TM) 4 Dock Firmware Update – Firmware
1.0.3933.9300Qualcomm WCN685x Wi-Fi 6E Dual Band Simultaneous (DBS) WiFiCx Network Adapter – Network adapters
1.0.3933.9300Qualcomm(R) Wlan Thermal Mitigation Device – Extensions
1.0.3933.9300Qualcomm(R) FastRPC Device – System devices
1.0.3933.9300Qualcomm(R) Audio RPC Daemon Device – System devices
1.0.3933.9300Qualcomm Secure Processor Device – System devices

The update is available for Surface Pro 9 with 5G (SQ3 Processor) devices with Windows 11 Update, version 22H2 update or higher.

To install the update on your device, go to Settings>Windows Update. You can also manually install the update from this website. All you need to do is choose the version compatible with your device’s OS. Once done, double-click the file to initiate the installation The file size is 382.6 MB, so ensure you have enough space.

Have you installed this firmware update for Surface Pro 9 5G? If so, share your experience with us in the comments below.

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