The latest firmware for Surface Laptop 7 and Pro 11 is now available to download and install

Install them to keep the devices running smoothly.

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Surface Laptop 7

Microsoft has just rolled out some hefty firmware updates for Surface Laptop 7 and Pro 11, and it’s not just any ordinary update. We’re discussing fixes that tackle display issues, audio hiccups, and other tweaks to make your experience smoother. Imagine turning on your device without squinting at distorted colors or jumping at unexpected audio jitters. Sounds good, right?

First, if you’ve been annoyed by the color distortion when your device wakes up or reboots with HDR, this update covers you. And for those who’ve noticed a pesky horizontal white line flickering during setup, guess what? That’s been addressed, too. Microsoft is trying to make our screens as perfect as a clear sky.

Accessibility settings resetting on a reboot? Not anymore. And you can breathe a sigh of relief for anyone who’s faced the frustration of audio playback failing after connecting a Bluetooth headset. Plus, if your system’s been under a heavy load and the audio starts acting up, this update will smooth out those jitters.

Now, let’s talk about compatibility. This update is specifically for the Surface Laptop 7 and Pro 11 running on those nifty Qualcomm Snapdragon chips, with Windows 11 version 24H2 or newer. Getting this update is a breeze. Head over to Settings > Windows Update, and you’re all set. There’s no need for manual installation packages, especially since we’re dealing with ARM-powered Surface devices here.

Before you dive into the update, it’s smart to back up your important data. You know, just in case. But don’t worry too much. If things go sideways, Microsoft has those official Surface recovery images ready to get you back on track.

The Surface Laptop 7 and Pro 11 start at a cool $999 for their base configurations, and they’re not going anywhere anytime soon. With a six-year lifecycle, these devices are set to receive support and firmware updates until at least June 18, 2030. So, if you’ve been on the fence about getting one, this kind of long-term support might tip the scales.

You can read the full changelog here.

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