After releasing new firmware for the third-gen Surface Book several days ago, Microsoft pushed another set of patches, this time for Surface Go 2.
Surface Go 2 is the second generation of the most affordable Surface tablet from Microsoft. It offers an 11-inch display with Intel Pentium or Core M3 processors. Users can configure the device with 4 or 8GB of RAM, 64 or 128GB SSD, and pick an optional version with cellular connectivity. The base model starts at $399.
What is new in September 2021 firmware update for Surface Go 2?
September 2021 firmware update for Surface Go 2 fixes a critical security vulnerability and improves overall system stability. Also, it improves PXE boot performance and "driver to support service."
Here is the full changelog:
|Windows Update History||Device Manager|
|Surface - Firmware - 220.127.116.11||Surface UEFI – Firmware|
|Surface - Firmware - 18.104.22.16877||Surface ME - Firmware|
|Intel - System devices - 222.214.171.1244||Intel(R) Management Engine Interface - System devices|
|Intel - Software devices - 1.62.321.1||Intel(R) ICLS Client - Software devices|
According to Microsoft, the update contains no known issues.
You can download September 2021 firmware update for all Surface Go 2 models (Wi-Fi and LTE) if your computer runs Windows 10 1903 (May 2019 Update) or higher. To get the latest patches, go to Windows Settings > Update and Security > Windows Update. Firmware updates for Surface Go 2 are also available for manual installation on the official website. Microsoft will continue providing support for the second-gen Surface Go at least until May 6, 2024.
On September 22, Microsoft holds a special Surface event. Rumors claim the company will unveil the next generation of Surface Pro, a new high-performance Surface Book successor, and a third-gen Surface Go.
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