Firmware fix rolls out to Microsoft Surface Pro 2 users

Microsoft update will fix problems introduced by a faulty December 2013 update to the company's newest Intel-based tablets.

Microsoft has begun rolling out at least part of an awaited firmware update for its second-generation Surface Pro 2 tablets. The fix is designed to resolve caused by a faulty December 2013 update to Microsoft's newest Intel-based tablets. The company offered the following statement to ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley:

This weekend we released an update that addresses the unexpected wake and battery drain behavior experienced by a small number of Surface Pro 2 customers who installed the December Windows Update. This should have no impact on users already running the October Windows Update. We're working hard to address the remaining Surface Pro 2 items from the December Windows Update.

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