The Redmond giant has released a major update for the Surface Pro 7, the well-known two-in-one device that Microsoft launched on the market in 2019. This firmware update has as its main objective solve some problems that had been identified at the sound leveland that negatively affected the user experience.
These are the most important identifying data of the update:
- Realtek Semiconductor Corp. – Media – 6.0.9249.2 Realtek High Definition Audio (SST) – Sound, video, and game controllers.
- Realtek Semiconductor Corp. – Extension – 188.8.131.52 Realtek Device Extension – Extn.
- Realtek Semiconductor Corp. – Software Component – 10.24.0.7927 Realtek Hardware Support Application – Software components.
- Intel(R) Corporation – System – 10.24.0.7927 Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) Audio Controller – System devices.
- Intel Corporation – System – 10.24.0.7927 Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED – System devices.
- Intel Corporation – System – 1.00.2283.0 Detection Verification – System devices.
- Intel(R) Corporation – Extension – 10.24.245.001 Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) OED Libraries Extension – Extn.
The new firmware applies updates to the Surface Pro 7 that affect, as we can see from the previous list, both the Realtek sound drivers such as support, sound device identification and Intel Smart Sound Technology drivers.
In order to install this firmware update, it is necessary that our Surface Pro 7 be updated, at least Windows 10 version 2004. We can get it through Windows Update, which would be ideal, and also through the Surface support page. It is not necessary to carry out any additional steps after its installation, the update will start to work normally.
Microsoft has also confirmed, following the release of this update, that swill continue to support Surface Pro 7 until October 22, 2023. After that date you will continue to receive support at the operating system level, as long as we keep it properly updated, but you will no longer receive firmware updates.