Microsoft enabled Windows 10 S support for Surface Pro via Firmware Update

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Microsoft rolling out a firmware update for new Surface Pro devices. When Microsoft launched the Surface Pro, they also announced that there will be a special variant of it with pre-installed Windows 10 S. And now finally it’s happening.

The latest firmware update for Surface Pro devices Microsoft enabled Windows 10 S support for Surface Pro devices. In case if you don’t know Windows 10 S is a special version of Windows 10 which only allows apps from the Windows Store. Specially designed for education purpose, OS also supposed to offer better security and performance in the long-term.

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Recently Microsoft also released the iso of Windows 10 S and bring Office desktop apps to Windows Store. The recent firmware is basically focused on compatibility for the Surface Pro Device with Windows 10 S. Along with the Windows 10 S support and general performance improvement the update also bring support for the Intel’s dynamic platform and thermal drivers. Here’s the official change-log:

  • Intel(R) Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Processor Participant: 8.2.11004.3973 enable support for Windows 10s.
  • Intel(R) Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Power Participant: 8.2.11004.3973 enable support for Windows 10s.
  • Intel(R) Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Generic Participant: 8.2.11004.3973 enable support for Windows 10s.
  • Intel(R) Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Processor Manager: 8.2.11004.3973 adds support for an upcoming product release.

Windows 10 S support for these drivers suggest that Microsoft to launch Surface Pro Windows 10 S pre-installed variant soon. We’ll soon hear more information about it from company in upcoming weeks. Till that stay tune to Insiders Arena for more updates.