First published on TECHNET on Nov 28, 2017
We are pleased to announce today we now have available the initial driver and firmware pack for Surface Book 2, available for you to download at the Microsoft Download Center. This initial driver and firmware pack is available in two versions, one for Windows 10 Version 1703 (the Creators Update) and above, the other for Windows 10 Version 1709 (the Fall Creators Update) and above.
You can identify which file to download for your device by the build number located in the file name. This build number represents the minimum build of Windows required to install the drivers and firmware within that file. For example, the file
has a minimum build of
, in other words Windows 10 Version 1703 or the Creators Update. You can find a full list the build numbers for each Windows 10 version at
the Windows 10 release information page
The minimum version of Windows supported on Surface Book 2 is Windows 10 Creators Update, Version 1703.
Starting with Surface Studio, driver and firmware packs for all new Surface devices will be provided in MSI format only. Drivers and firmware will not be provided in ZIP format. You can easily extract the contents of the MSI driver and firmware pack, for example to import the drivers into your MDT deployment share or System Center Configuration Manager driver catalog, using the administrative installation option of msiexec,
. For example, to extract the contents of
to the folder
D:\Surface Book 2\Windows 10 Version 1703\1702009
without bringing up the installation dialog, you would use the following command:
When extracting driver files from the MSI, the destination folder (targetdir) must be different than the folder containing the MSI file.
These initial driver and firmware packs also include updates for the drivers and firmware provided on the first wave of devices shipped from the factory, commonly known as a Day 0 update. These updated drivers include the drivers for Intel(R) HD Graphics 620, Surface Dial Filter, Surface DTX, Surface Integration, Surface Ucsi Device, and Surface UEFI for devices with Windows 10 Version 1703 (Creators Update) and above, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, Surface ACPI Notify Driver, and Surface Integration Service Device for devices with Windows 10 Versions 1709 (Fall Creators Update) and above. These updates improve system stability and, for devices with Windows 10 Version 1709, provide support for Windows Mixed Reality experiences.
Specific fixes for Surface Book 2 devices with Windows 10 Version 1703 and above include:
Intel(R) HD Graphics 620 (v126.96.36.19940) improves system stability.
Surface Dial Filter (v188.8.131.52) improves system stability.
Surface DTX (v184.108.40.206) improves system stability.
Surface Integration (v220.127.116.11) improves system stability.
Surface Ucsi Device (v18.104.22.168) improves system stability.
Surface UEFI (v387.1879.769.0) improves system stability.
Specific fixes for Surface Book 2 devices with Windows 10 Version 1709 and above additionally include:
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (v22.214.171.12408) provides support for Windows Mixed Reality features.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (v126.96.36.19908) provides support for Windows Mixed Reality features.
Surface ACPI Notify Driver (v5.15.136.00) provides support for Windows Mixed Reality features.
Surface Integration Service Device (v188.8.131.52) provides support for Windows Mixed Reality features.