Microsoft improves security capabilities Surface Pro 3




Microsoft has released a UEFI update that makes it possible to deactivate various components of the Surface Pro 3, such as cameras, wireless networking, and USB ports. According to the software giant plays, thus meeting the needs of the customer.

UEFI version 3.11.760.0 for the Surface Pro 3 allows a system administrator to disable the USB port on the side, as well as the docking port, the cameras at the front and rear audio, microSD card reader, WiFi and Bluetooth. Also booting over the network, called the preboot execution environment option is off.

Microsoft says the new UEFI options to meet specific customer needs. For example, if schools want the ability to turn the camera on the Surface Pro 3 to disable so that students get less distracted. In addition, the UEFI update also offers the opportunity without the Volume Down button needs to be pressed to boot from USB devices or over a network using the PXE function.


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