What is in the January Update (1/14/2014) for Surface Pro with Windows 8?

What is in the January Update (1/14/2014) for Surface Pro with Windows 8?
 

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Last updated May 18, 2018 Views 2,051 Applies to:
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Hello Hugo,

 

Thank you for asking. The January update that will be released later today includes the following:

 

 

Surface Pro for Windows 8.0 receives an update to the Surface Type Cover 2 firmware and the Surface Touch Cover 2 firmware. This update improves the experience of using a second generation Surface Cover on your first generation Surface Pro running Windows 8.0, including track pad performance and overall product stability.

 

 

·         Surface Type Cover 2 Firmware Update Device, version 1.0.279.0

·         Surface Touch Cover 2 Firmware Update Device, version 1.0.280.0

 

To check for updates:

  1. Open PC Settings, by swiping in from right edge (or, if using a mouse, point to upper-right corner of screen)
  2. Tap or click Settings
  3. Tap or click Change PC settings
  4. Under PC settings, tap or click Windows Update
  5. Tap or click Check for Updates

 

**In addition, please check out the Surface Pro update history page for more details on all previous updates. 

 

Thank you for posting,
Tony

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