Published On: March 29th, 2015

Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface Pro 1, 2, and 3

The Surface Pro 3 driver pack has been updated to the March 26, 2015 release.  The changes are described here.

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
  • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model, OS version, and OS architecture
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – March 26, 2015
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect
Command line arguments
<none> - Minimally interactive install
/u - Unattended install
/s - Silent install
Exit codes
Common exit codes

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