Recently I had a problem upgrading the i LO firmware on one of our servers through the GUI.
This particular server did not have an OS on it at the time so normally I would update through the web interface.
This article describes the available options to manage firmware and driver updates for Surface devices.
For a list of the available downloads for Surface devices and links to download the drivers and firmware for your device, see Download the latest firmware and drivers for Surface devices.
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On Surface devices, the firmware is exposed to the operating system as a driver and is visible in Device Manager.
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