How to update the BIOS on a Surface

I am trying to update the BIOS on a Surface Pro 3 that is running Windows 8.1 Pro and I am completely lost.
     -I downloaded a "Surface Firmware Tool" but when I run it, it does absolutely nothing.
     -I then downloaded an MSI file, which caused some downloads screen to appear, and when I clicked "Open" on the msi, I got some error message saying it was not applicable to my PC.
     -I then downloaded a zip file but it has several folders in it, each with an .inf file whose "Type" is "Setup Information," and I have no idea which to use (or even how to use it).

I've updated the BIOS on desktop PCs and printers several times, but I have no idea how to do it for a Surface.
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Surface Pro 3 (and 4) firmware updates can come via Windows Updates. Perhaps your firmware is already up to date (which is why nothing happened)

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
john8217Author Commented:
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome and I was happy to help.
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.