Surface Pro 3 System Firmware Update

Microsoft has release a System Firmware Update  update on 26th March.

What’s this update?

Surface Pro UEFI (v3.11.760.0) adds support for enterprise disk encryption, enhances the advanced configuration settings for device security, and adds configurable support from the Windows OS for provisioning scenarios.

How will you get this update?

The update is available now and you can download the bits through Windows Update.


Download Windows 10 10041 Build ISO

ISO files of the March Update (build 10041) are now available for download. You’ll still receive this update automatically via Windows Update, but if you prefer a clean install or you want to install on a virtual machine, you can download an ISO file instead. Here’s how:

  • Click one of the Download links on this page to download an ISO file that you can use to install the preview.

  • When the download is complete, transfer the ISO file to installation media such as a USB flash drive or DVD.

  • Boot your PC from the installation media, and then follow the steps to perform a clean install.


Windows 10 Technical Preview tools

Microsoft has released Windows 10 Technical Preview tools.


    1. Sign up for the Windows Insider Program, if you haven’t already.
    2. Install, or upgrade to, the latest flight of Windows 10 Technical Preview to best support Windows Universal App Platform development.
    3. Run Windows Update to check for the latest updates.
    4. If you’re running CTP5 or earlier, uninstall your previous version of Visual Studio 2015.
    5. Install Visual Studio 2015 CTP6.
    1. Install the Tools for Windows 10 Technical Preview, which are required when developing for the Windows Universal App Platform. (To install the .iso file, download the files, right-click the local copy, and then select Mount.)

Download the ISO

    (Requires VS 2015 CTP6)

Mail, Calendar, and People apps Are Not Working in Windows 10 Build 10041


Mail, Calendar, and People apps may be broken. You may get the following error:


Why it’s happening:

This is due to a licensing issue with the Store Beta.


  • Open powershell as administrator
  • Run the command Get-appxprovisionedpackage –online | where-object {$_.packagename –like “*windowscommunicationsapps*”} | remove-appxprovisionedpackage –online
  • Re-install Mail, People and Calendar from the Store (green tile)

What’s new in Windows 10 Build 10041

Start now has transparency.

Virtual Desktop improved-you can now drag a window to a Virtual Desktop! Previously, you had to right-click and use a context menu. You can also drag a window to the “+” icon to both create a Virtual Desktop and move the window to it in single step.

Cortana now also works on the desktop in China, the UK, France, Italy, Germany, and Spain – in addition to the U.S

Introduced a network fly-out from the taskbar when you click on the network icon for quick access to your network settings

The Photos app has been updated to support RAW files.The updated Live Tile for the Photos app will now include your photos on OneDrive in the recent photo rotation where previously you would only see local photos.

An updated experience for handwriting panel recognition optimized for short text entry.

Lock screen looks awesome.

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