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Updated Powershell script with March 2015 drivers for deploying the Surface Pro 3 with MDT 2013


Microsoft has recently released new updated drivers for the Surface Pro 3 (March 2015).




Here's a breakdown of what those drivers are, the README below describes the versions of the components found in the Surface Pro 3 cumulative firmware and driver update package, released in March 2015.


EC ECFirmware.inf
SAM 3.9.350.0 SamFirmware.inf
TOUCH 426.27.66.0 TouchFirmware.inf
UEFI 3.11.450.0 UEFI.inf


Accessory SurfaceAccessoryDevice 2.0.1012.0 SurfaceAccessoryDevice.inf
Accessory SurfaceCoverAudio 2.0.722.0 SurfaceCoverAudio.inf
Accessory SurfaceCoverClick 2.0.375.0 SurfaceCoverClick.inf
Accessory SurfaceCoverTelemetry 2.0.722.0 SurfaceCoverTelemetry.inf
Accessory SurfaceTouchCover 2.0.722.0 SurfaceTouchCover.inf
Accessory SurfaceTouchCover2FwUpdate 2.0.722.0 SurfaceTouchCover2FwUpdate.inf
Accessory SurfaceTouchCoverFwUpdate 2.0.722.0 SurfaceTouchCoverFwUpdate.inf
Accessory SurfaceTypeCover 2.0.364.0 SurfaceTypeCover.inf
Accessory SurfaceTypeCover2FwUpdate 2.0.722.0 SurfaceTypeCover2FwUpdate.inf
Accessory SurfaceTypeCoverFwUpdate 2.0.722.0 SurfaceTypeCoverFwUpdate.inf
Accessory SurfaceTypeCoverV3FwUpdate 2.0.1021.0 SurfaceTypeCoverV3FwUpdate.inf
Accessory SurfaceWirelessAdapter SurfaceWirelessAdapter.inf
Audio DockingStationAudioDevice msdokub.inf
Audio HdAudio HDXMSSDS1.inf
Camera LifeCam 5.20.1034.0 TrueColor.inf
Display DisplayAudio IntcDAud.inf
Display Graphics 64dp4029.inf
Display SurfaceDisplayCalibration 2.0.1002.0 SurfaceDisplayCalibration.inf
Network Bluetooth 15.68.3073.151 mbtr8897w81x64.inf
Network SurfaceEthernetAdapter 8.10.0830.2013 msu64w8.inf
Network SurfaceGigabitEthernetAdapter 8.14.0704.2014 msu30x64w8.inf
Network WiFi 15.68.3073.151 mrvlpcie8897.inf
Pen SurfacePen SurfacePen.inf
Pen SurfacePenSettingsDriver SurfacePenDriver.inf
System CapacitiveHomeButton 2.0.1179.0 SurfaceCapacitiveHomeButton.inf
System CardReader 6.2.9200.30164 RtsUStor.inf
System GPIO iaLPSS_GPIO.inf
System I2C iaLPSS_I2C.inf
System LowPinCount LxLpCore.inf
System ManagementEngine heci.inf
System SMBus LxLpSMB.inf
System SurfaceIntegrationDriver 2.0.1182.0 SurfaceIntegrationDriver.inf
System SurfacePciController 2.0.1151.0 SurfacePciController.inf


About the script


This script is totally automated and builds a complete MDT 2013 deployment solution for deploying the Surface Pro 3 with all drivers included from Microsoft right up to March 2015, all you have to provide is Windows 8.1 x64 Update source files and optionally Office 365.


script in action.png


Download it !


Note: If you haven't restarted your server in a while, then i'd recommend restarting it before running the script otherwise the installation of .NET may require a restart and that can have a knock-on effect on the installation of Windows Deployment Services.


Here's the new updated script.


Setup MDT 2013 for Microsoft Surface Pro 3 - March 2015.zip


Download it, unzip and run the script as Administrator in Windows PowerShell ISE, for the best experience try this on a new server with only the Operating System copied to the source specified in the variables.


I've added some minor tweaks in the script so that you can run it on a previously setup Surface Pro 3 MDT Lab (for example if you created it with say the January version of this script). If any step fails it will simply fail over to the next step, in other words, not pretty but it works.


Once the script has run you should see this


script is complete.png


start up Deployment Workbench and review the new drivers...below i've highlighted the new UEFI firmware driver


new UEFI firmware.png


all that's left to do is UEFI network boot a Surface Pro 3 and see the script in action, awesome !


surface pro 3 ready to install in MDT.png


to get an idea of what this script does see the original post here.


have fun, please try it out and give me some feedback !






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So, maybe I'm clueless here, but when I get to the last screen shot above, and click next, it just reboots and I go in circles. So, I need to have another image/task setup to either try to capture the SF3 or already wim of a partition imported into the WDS for it to not keep looping after the computer name?


I'm missing something obviously.


Then it reboots and the message appears "An existing in-progress deployment was found but is not in an expected state. Would you like to ignore this in-progress etc..." Yes/No. And that is all she wrote.



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press F8 and open a cmd prompt, look for the smsts.log file what does it reveal, most likely you have no correctly defined the deployment share connection credentials and it's rebooting as a result, or you have no network...

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sorry, if still in the litetouch wizard look in x:\minint\smsosd\osdlogs


does bdd.log reveal anything ?


if after that look in x:\windows\temp\smstslog\smsts.log

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