Surface Pro 7 gets better camera and pen in latest firmware

Microsoft released a new batch of fixes and improvements for the Surface Pro 7 in the May 2022 firmware update overview. The latest update contains several quality-of-life improvements and fixes that improve the camera and Surface Pen experience.


Important. Unlike Windows updates, you can’t uninstall Surface firmware updates. Therefore, before installing the new version, we recommend that you check the list of known issues and additional notes.

Note. This update does not apply to Surface Pro 7+.


What’s new in the May 2022 Firmware Update for Surface Pro 7?

  • The update improves the stability of the front and rear cameras and fixes a system error (blue screen of death).
  • The update improves inking with the Surface Slim Pen 2.
  • The update improves scenarios when working with Surface Dock 2.

Here is the full list of new drivers in the release:

Windows Update Name Windows Device Manager
Surface – Firmware – 3.1.75.139 Surface Touch Firmware – Firmware
Surface – Firmware – 14.502.139.0 Surface System Aggregator – Firmware
Surface – Extension – 6.8.137.0 Surface Dock 2 Firmware Update – Extension
Surface – extension – 3.331.137.0 Surface Touch Pen Processor –
Human Interface Devices
Intel Corporation – System – 42.18362.3.7417 Surface Rear Camera – System Devices
Surface – Extension – 42.18362.3.7417 Posterior Surface Camera – Extension
Intel Corporation – System – 42.18362.3.7417 Surface IR Camera – System Devices
Surface – Extension – 42.18362.3.7417 Surface IR Camera Front Panel – Extension
Intel Corporation – System – 42.18362.3.7417 Surface Front Camera – System Devices
Surface – Extension – 42.18362.3.7417 Surface Front Camera Extension
Intel Corporation – System – 42.18362.3.7417 Intel(R) Image Processor – System Devices
Intel Corporation – System – 42.18362.3.7417 Intel Camera – Control Logic – System Devices
Intel – Camera – 42.18362.3.7417 Intel AVStream Camera 2500 – System Devices

Microsoft says the latest firmware for the Surface Pro 7 has no known issues and requires no additional steps to install. You can get the update from Windows Update on devices running Windows 10 20H1 or later, or from the official website (manual installation).

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