Surface Pro 8 gets handwriting improvements in latest firmware update

The May 2022 firmware update is now available for the eighth generation Surface Pro. This release fixes a critical security vulnerability, improves overall stability, and improves drawing with the Surface Slim Pen 2.

Important: You cannot uninstall Surface firmware updates. Always check for known issues before installing new firmware.

What’s new in the May 2022 Firmware Update for Surface Pro 8?

  • The update improves inking with the Surface Slim Pen 2.
  • The update addresses critical security vulnerabilities and improves overall system stability.

Here is the complete list of drivers included in today’s release:

Windows Update Name Device Manager
Surface – Firmware – 9.5.139.0 Surface UEFI – Firmware
Surface – Firmware – 9.5.139.0 Surface System Aggregator – Firmware
Surface – Firmware – 15.0.1879.1 Surface ME – Firmware
Surface – Firmware – 1.16.139.0 Surface Pen 0C0F Firmware Update – Firmware
Intel – System – 2120.100.0.1085 Intel Management Engine Interface – System Devices

Known Issues:

  • There are no known issues in this release.

The May 2022 Surface Pro 8 firmware update is available for all configurations running Windows 10 20H2 or later. You can get it from Windows Update or from the official website (manual installation).

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