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P52 4K, reboot three times forever, after Update Intel ME 12.0 Firmware. Via Lenovo Vantage

Q: P52 4K, reboot three times forever, after Update Intel ME 12.0 Firmware. Via Lenovo Vantage

Dear Sir or Madam I am not a native speaker. My brand new P52 4k needs to reboot three time at each power-off start, befor it goes to login screen.I updated intel ME 12.0 Firmware to 12.0.22.1310 via lenovo vatange. And it said that the update was successfull.Befor this update, the computer had never met this kind problem. I tried to install 12.0 Firmware manualy, but failed ever time. It's there any way to solve this problem. I've to go to lenove local service center? I hope you can help me , any useful reply will be highly appreciate. Thanks in advance.

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Preferred Solution: P52 4K, reboot three times forever, after Update Intel ME 12.0 Firmware. Via Lenovo Vantage

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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The vantage app is suggesting the above noted update and cautions that if Intel Active Management technology, Intel Small Business Technology, or Intel Standard Manageability are being used they should be unprovisioned.  I actually cannot recall if I fed these beasts or not. ie I do not know how to determine whether these worthy technologies/programs are being used! The provided link to the unprovisioning tool is not helpfull.  I am fully aware that I understand enough about the workings of a PC to get in huge trouble. Any suggestions as to how to determine whether I need to unprovision. (an actually frightening word) or whether I need this update?

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Attempting to update my Intel SSD (SSDSCKKF256H6L) from firmware version LBFL10P to firware version LBFL16P.  Failure is with the Lenovo Storage Device Firmware Update Utility 1.10.  Failed many times.  Attached image is the error message.Help please!

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In this first screenshot of Lenovo Vantage running under Windows 10 (64) on my X1 Yoga (1st generation), please notice where it says that I need to install Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105.  However, in the second screenshot, please notice where the Installation History shows that Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105 was successfully installed already. Everytime I boot up and run Lenovo Vantage to check for updates, it tells me that I need Sierra Wireless EM7455 Software - 10 (64), version 7.47.4743.0105 so I let it install it. Everytime I install it, the installation appears to be successful and my computer reboots, but then after rebooting, Lenovo Vantage again tells me that (1) I need it, (2) I already have it. This is crazy.  In the third screenshot (looking at Windows Device Manager) I see the Sierra Wireless EM7455 Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE-A. The fourth screenshot shows that it is disabled.  I will enable this and then retry to install the updated. I'll report back in a second posting on this thread whehter it works.  (I would leave this posting open and finish it later, but I'm afraid it woud all be lost when I reboot).   

A:ENDLESS LOOP: Lenovo Vantage Tells Me To Update a Driver That Vantage Says Is Already Up to Date.

After enabling the driver in Windows Device Manager, then again trying to update, the update was successful. After another reboot, Lenovo Vantage no longer show that this needs to be updated.  I'm no programmer, but it seems to me that the Lenovo Vantage update program ought to be able to see whether a driver is disabled and to tell the user to enable it in order to allow successful of updating of the driver. My 2¢.

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Using Lenovo Vantage:I was trying to install "Lenovo SSD Firmware Update Tool for Intel PS - 7 [32,64]/8.1/10 [64] - version 03".The installation was interrupted by the message on the screen:             ERRORVerification failed: (15) Access Denied            OK {button} A message about the failure stated as follows:Firmware update was not processed because software condition is not ready to update to some reason.  The attachment shows the command prompt below the above message. I tried to renew the installation twice (after rebooting) - the result was the same. What should I do to correct the situation?

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Lenovo Support,  Will you all be providing an update for the Lenovo K450e for the INTEL-SA-00075 Management Engine Firmware vulnerability?   I ran the Intel detection tool and it says this device is vulnerable.  I have all the current OS updates applied and was looking for a firmware update, but I do not see any available for this model.  Any information you could provide would be appreciated.  Thank you, lndknox

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Will Lenovo release a fix for critical vulnerabilities in Intel Management Engine for my Lenovo Yoga 500-14ISK? I have not found it on the official Lenovo list, but Intel's tool says it's vulnerable. I have Intel ME firmware version 11.0.0.1197 and it's a Skylake version of this Yoga notebook. It's still on warranty. There is not my notebook:https://support.lenovo.com/pl/pl/product_security/len-17297

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Does anyone know why this update is not available through Vantage?  I know there is usually a delay from being released on website vs on Vantage.  I have the trackpoint drift issue but have been holding off installing until its available on Vnatage.  I have X1 Yoga 3rd Gen 20ld model.  It was released on Septemebr 14, 2018.  Other drivers released after that date such as Lenovo Optimizer released on October 2, 2018 was made available on Vantage already.

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I get this message when trying to update the firmware: 'Firmware update was not processed because softwarecondition is not ready to update due to some reason.'  I understand that Lenovo would have you use the Microsoft Inbox NVME driver rather than the installed Samsung NVMe driver. How do you install and switch these around or is there a solution to getting the current firmware to update?

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I would like to use the automatical Update-Service from Lenovo. But always when I start to search for new Updates it stopps at 15% and says that there are no new Updates available.I tried to uninstall Vantage and use the old System Update Software... The same there.Also in the logs there are some Errors which are not providing any helpful information.Tried to reinstall "lenovo system interface foundation", "Lenovo vantage", "Lenovo System Update", "Lenovo Service Bridge",.... So maybe there is an easier solution? Using a Lenovo Thinkpad P50 20EN0006GE with Windows 10 64-Bit

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Lenovo Vantage is telling me to install an update. When I have installed the update and restarted it still tells me I have to update. I've tried reinstalling the program and the update, but nothing seems to fix it. I can't change any of the setting in Vantage because of this, so i'm stuck with 60% charge. The version it wants me to install is 1.1.17.1.

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In the "Chipset" section at the Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2017/2:nd edition drivers page https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/nl/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-... , both 11.7 and 11.8 versions of the Intel Management Engine are available. As for me I will never use the AMT, however still I want to know which one is generally the best choice. For me to be informed about which to choose, can you please tell me: Why do you distribute two versions?

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Howdy,I've got a t460p thinkpad, running win10.  It has the dock, and 2 monitors are usually attached to the dock.My lenovo system update wanted me to install the critical security [urgent] update to my intel management engine, the update is to version 11.8.55.3510.  I followed all the instructions, closing nearly everything and the update proceeded normally and quickly, until it froze. The system updater says "installing: Intel Management Engine 11.8 Firmware - 7 [32/64]/8.1/10 [64]"  and"Overall Progress:  91%"The cmd window that's showing the actual install says "FW Update:  [ 99% (-)] Do Not Interrupt"  but the little progress spinning thing has not spun in a long time. (40+ minutes)Every so often (every 5mins?), it the upper progress bar in the "system update" will backup a little bit...then it will move forward again a minute or so later. Umm...I need to use my computer.  It's been about 45 minutes that I've been looking at this screen with no change (other than the backup-forward cha-cha in the gui progress bar).(image to help) (the progress bar is in it's full position, this is what it looks like after the top progress bar moves forward again after backing up a wee bit, when it backs up, it just doubles that gray area at the end, it doesn't move back a whole lot).I am guessing I cannot restart at this point. Can I abort the install and try again? 

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My Lenovo Vantage app is not working after update my computer. I am using Window 10 64bit.Here is the error link I keep getting:https://imgur.com/a/sHYKYMb

A:Lenovo Vantage app not working after latest Window update.

Hi TTLL, Lenovo Vantage is the replacement of the following 3 apps:Lenovo CompanionLenovo SettingsLenovo Account Portal applicationsSeems like the problem you described was led by wrong registry value when previously upgrade from Companion to Vantage. You may try to remove all Lenovo related apps from Microsoft Store and re-install Vantage.  





"May the Force be with Lenovo"

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Hi, System Update 5 popped up this AM and wanted to search for updates. I allowed it and none were found. No problem there, my question is, hasn't Vantage replaced System Update? In other words, is SU5 needed on my P1? TIA!





P1: 8850H, FHD, 16gb, 512gb, P2000, IR Camera, Windows 10 ProT450s & X201t & M93p, too

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I purchased this used X250 (Product Number 20CMOOE5US) last week with Windows 10 Enterprise 64-bit Edition. I downloaded and installed Lenovo Vantage from Microsoft Store which is built-in in the Windows 10. The Lenovo System Update utility updated several components but failed with a BIOS update. The current BIOS version listed at the bottom of the Lenovo Vantage window is N10ET21W 0.21. I tried the stand-alone BIOS update version 1.27 downloaded from https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds102288, which also failed in the same way: the error message reads "OEM check failed from BIOS service. The utility process has not completed." I also noticed this weired label in the System Information for the processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5### CPU @ 2.2GHz 2.19GHz. I guess a BIOS update would correct the processor info. But then how do I get BIOS updated? Please advise.

A:X250 BIOS update failed - Lenovo Vantage

Here is the text shown in the terminal window while Lenovo Vantage's System Update was installing BIOS update: SCT Flash Utility for Lenovofor Windows V1.0.3.9Copyright (c) 2011-2017 Phoenix Technologies Ltd.Copyright (c) 2011-2017 Lenovo Group Limited.SecureFlash BIOS detected.Read BIOS image from file.Initialize Flash module.Read current BIOS. This terminal window flashed 3-4 times and then disappeared with the "OEM" error message described in the original post.  

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Hello,I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W540 which is out of warranty.  While using the Lenovo System Update utility to update the BIOS, the BIOS update failed, and now my W540 will no longer boot.  Is there a way to restore the BIOS without replacing the system board? Is there a place where can I download the BIOS file (not only the upgrade utility)? Thank you!

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My keyboard backlight doesn't go on and off automatically anymore depending on how light or how dark it is.  I have discovered this happens since i "upgraded" Lenove Settings to Lenove Vantage. I never gave it much thought because it worked always. Now that it is somehow gone i am experiencing how highly inconvenient this is in my work flow.  There isn't even an option anymore in Lenovo Vantage to enable automatic backlight... Why? I have never heard of 'upgrades' that actually demote an important every day function, and add an inconvenient annoyance.   Please tell me i am missing something, otherwise there is no excuse for this horrible 'upgrade'. Thanks.

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Not sure if I'm using the right term but while either of these programs are checking for updates, cursor focus is contanstly being pulled to either the app itself or the numerous background processes it seems to be opening. Seems minor but this means you literally can't multitask or do anything requiring typing while checking for updates, because your cursor is constantly being moved out of whatever you're trying to do.  This is especially a problem because of how long the scans take to run.Few addl questions: - Are these two apps doing the same thing, and if so, why are there two of them?  Just noticed the 'System Update' one today, Vantage I have had since purchase - Why are there numerous 'Setup' popups being generated in the background while these programs scan? (see photo attached). If you Alt-Tab during the process, you can see many exe / software shell things opening and closing (is this what pulls focus away?).  - Is there anyway to fix these programs so they run truly in the background?  Can't imagine it's a big ask to clean these up a bit. Thanks!





ThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th 20KHCTO1WW w/ Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8550U

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I attempted to install the new Y520 BIOS release in hopes of addressing recurrent wake-from-sleep issues. The "System Update" function in Lenovo Vantage shows "BIOS update - 10 [64] V.4KCN41WW" but will not install it. The resulting message is "Failed installed on 1/25/2018 at 6:40 PM".

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I am trying to Update the Intel ME Firmware as offered at http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/de/de/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x...But it seems that the files linked still contain FW Version 7.1.86.1221 and not 7.1.91.3272 (same for the readme) and thus not the fix. Do i miss something?

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Hello,

I would like to update the firmware of my SSD, INTEL SSDSC2CT120A3, but Google gives me results of Intel? SSD 330 Series. I don't know if my SSD model is Intel? SSD 330

A:INTEL SSDSC2CT120A3 firmware update

I would recommend you start here:
Download Intel® Solid State Drive Toolbox

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Hi, I can't install the Intel Management Update 11.8 Firmware from the app Lenovo Companion. Since it is a critical updating, i would know how to do it

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C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ME>MEInfoWin.exe

Intel(R) MEInfo Version: 8.1.56.1541
Copyright(C) 2005 - 2014, Intel Corporation. All rights reserved.

Intel(R) Manageability and Security Application code versions:

BIOS Version: G1ETA9WW (2.69 )
MEBx Version: 8.0.0.0069
Gbe Version: 1.3
VendorID: 8086
PCH Version: 4
FW Version: 8.1.0.1265
UNS Version: Not Available
LMS Version: 11.0.0.1156
MEI Driver Version: 11.0.0.1155

FW Capabilities: 0x09301C6C

Intel(R) Small Business Technology - PRESENT/ENABLED
Intel(R) Anti-Theft Technology - PRESENT/ENABLED
Intel(R) Capability Licensing Service - PRESENT/ENABLED
Protect Audio Video Path - PRESENT/ENABLED
Intel(R) Dynamic Application Loader - PRESENT/ENABLED

CPU Upgrade State: Not Upgradable
Cryptography Support: Enabled
Last ME reset reason: Power up
Local FWUpdate: Enabled
BIOS Config Lock: Enabled
GbE Config Lock: Enabled
Host Read Access to ME: Disabled
Host Write Access to ME: Disabled
SPI Flash ID #1: C22017
SPI Flash ID VSCC #1: 20052005
SPI Flash ID #2: ... Read more

A:Intel ME 8.1 Firmware Update stuck at 69%

Rebooted T430 and started the FW update - again stuck at 69%Rebooted T430 this time in diagnostic mode and disabled Windows Defender - FW update successfull: ...
Sending the update image to FW for verification: [ COMPLETE ]

FW Update: [ 100% (Stage: 19 of 19) (|)]
FW Update is complete and a reboot will run the new FW.Pulled the updated info:  C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ME>meinfowin.exe

Intel(R) MEInfo Version: 8.1.56.1541
Copyright(C) 2005 - 2014, Intel Corporation. All rights reserved.

Intel(R) Manageability and Security Application code versions:

BIOS Version: G1ETA9WW (2.69 )
MEBx Version: 8.0.0.0069
Gbe Version: 1.3
VendorID: 8086
PCH Version: 4
FW Version: 8.1.60.1561
UNS Version: Not Available
LMS Version: 11.0.0.1156
MEI Driver Version: 11.0.0.1155

FW Capabilities: 0x09301C6C

Intel(R) Small Business Technology - PRESENT/ENABLED
Intel(R) Anti-Theft Technology - PRESENT/ENABLED
Intel(R) Capability Licensing Service - PRESENT/ENABLED
Protect Audio Video Path - PRESENT/ENABLED
Intel(R) Dynamic Application Loader - PRESENT/ENABLED

CPU Upgrade State: Not Upgradable
Cryptography Support: Enabled
Last ME reset reason: Power up
Lo... Read more

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Hello everybody, I know another thread with similar problems here, booting three times ect .... but not with the new specific problem, this one seems to be new to me and I hope for a solution without the technician having to change the Hardware Motherboard. I had the original ME firmware and now an update was made by Lenovo Vantage, but this unfortunately did not work properly and led to the following: 1. at boot the "Strg P" entry has disappeared 2. in the Bios the entry with ME Firmware Version is empty 3. ME is shown as deactivated or not present in Hardware Manager, The result is that you can no longer perform flash if ME is no longer present in the system. 4. When restarting or reactivating, it will take about 35 seconds for the Lenovo logo to be displayed and the system will start up  this is all very frustrating, i hope that there will be a software solution, or maybe someone knows a solution .... Thanks all for support.....

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On the X1 Extreme with the latest 1.17 Bios you can set it to run in Discrete graphics only mode instead of hybrid with the Intel. (You technically could prior to this bios, but it had issues that could brick the unit). Problem is if you do a frwsh install, Vantage will always show the same "Nvidia And Intel Drivers" package as available, if I had to guess because there is no Intel and it checks for that. The driver says "Installed Version:Not Available" which makes me thing there is a detection issue. The first install works fine, but it will always show up as an avalible update untill you hide it. Installing it again and again does nothing. And you can then open the Geforce experience software and it will then update to the true latest version, but Vantage will still show it as available after and if I had to guess would break something if it installed over a newer version. On a test fresh install, changing it to Hybrid and installing then changing back seems to work, but if you start out as discrete, it always shows that already installed update untill you ignore it (so this likley wouldnt of shown up in their testing as their systems were likley hybrid origonally).  Just a heads up to anyone and hopfully someone who can address this sees it. Also if anyone knows a better place to just simply report bugs like this in a way where it can actually get past level 1 tech support and submitted to someone who can address these issues id love to know it.

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When I run the "Update" app on "Lenovo Companion" it tells me I need this and then appears to go through the whole installation process followed by a reboot. But then when I run the "Update" app again it tells me I still need to install it, as if it never happened. I went to the Lenovo support page to try to install it from there but I have the same problem, in that after rebooting and running the "Update" feature it tells me I still need to install it. Any ideas? Thanks.

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I seem to be in a loop while upgrading from a Pentium G840 to an i3770 K on an Intel DH61WW motherboard.
It seems that I need version 8.x of Intel Management Firmware and I can't get to update past version 7.1.52.1176
According to this page, I need version 8.x to continue for updates to use Windows 8 & 8.1

So far, I have had the bios version update to
BEH 6110H.86A.0048.2012.1105.1520
I had the i7 installed but it acted confused. So I reinstalled the Pentium and still nothing works as far as updating the Intel Management Firmware .
According to this page I am ready for 3rd Gen i7 but not unless Intel Management Firmware gets updated first

Board


DH61WW

3rd Gen-Ready AA#s

AAG23116-206
or later
3rd Gen-Capable AA#s

AAG23116-204
3rd Gen-Transition BIOS version

BEH6110H.86A.0035
3rd Gen-Ready BIOS version

BEH6110H.86A.0041 or later

 

A:Intel Management Firmware Update help needed

Did a BIO Recovery, updated to BIOS 0099 then BIOS 0120

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Hello, I update the ME firmware to version 11.0.18.1002 Rev.A on the 850 G3 (T9X36EA).After update i shutdown the laptop en restarted. The laptop cannot power up correctly and i get blinking leds on the capslock and numlock keys (blinks with a 3 second delay) After some time the laptop blower is at full speed and screen stays black with only power button / wifi and sound led on. I have been using the correct version.http://support.hp.com/nl-nl/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-elitebook-850-g3-notebook-pc/7815299/sw... What steps i can take to resolve this? Br, Dennis

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Hello, I have a Lenovo T430 laptop.I updated to Intel Management Engine Firmware 8.1  , and saw a big performance loss. In Windows Experience Index, My processor had a subscore of 5.9 before, (with version 8.0), now it has dropped to 4.9.  And it is actually very noticeable. My question is: Is it possible to download to 8.0 again? I know about the risks, but I am willing to take it. I tried downloading the 8.0 version, to downgrade, but it doesn't work. (ass seen in the picture). So, as said: What can I do to downgrade to 8.0?Thanks for help.  

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Last week I updated the Intel Management Engine Firmware on my T420s to Version 7.1 because it was declared urgent (I guess it fixes the commonly known vulnerability in the Intel ME). Now there seem to be some problems with it and/or the bios. I observe two effects: -When rebooting the laptop it powers off shortly, starts again, but doesn't find the SDD. You have to switch the laptop off completly and switch it on again to get it to work again. - When the laptop should go to sleepmode (S3) (i.e. by closing the lid), it simply turns off completly. Hiberation mode (S4) still works. The laptop is a T420s with Windows 7 64bit, all the Windows patches, BIOS 1.43 and Powermanager 6.68.12. In the windows event log I get the following warnings (Source: ACPI, Event-ID: 15): Der eingebettete Controller (EC) hat Daten zurückgegeben, als keine Daten angefordert wurden. Möglicherweise versucht das BIOS, auf den EC zuzugreifen, ohne mit dem Betriebssystem zu synchronisieren. Diese Daten werden ignoriert. Es ist keine weitere Aktion erforderlich. Sie sollten jedoch den Computerhersteller nach einem aktualisierten BIOS fragen. 

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The system update wanted me to run the latest critical updates but now it has stopped at 91%. In the console window it says it is currently sending the update image to FW for verification and that I MUST NOT shut down my computer until it is done. Thus verification is at 79% and has been so for quite some time now. What should I do?

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The latest ME firmware updates includes a fix for the rebooting issue caused by the previous update 12.0.24.1314.  Has anyone updated to this latest version?  And, if so, are there any new issue associated with version 12.0.35.1427? Thanks in advance. Kind regards, tecknot

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I guess, dropped win7 support  is a mistake in the release notes? If not, when can we expect a win7 64bit fw update package? This is a firmware update and not the Management Engine Interface software package, which  might be indeed OS dependent.  quoting from the release notes:Version 11.8.50.3399
(Fix) Mitigated security vulnerability?
(Fix) <some other stuff >
(Fix) Remove win7 64 bit. Could someone please check what's going on?Thank you.

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Firstly, I don't know the difference between Ideapad Series and Lenovo B and G Series. I have a G510, identified internally as P/N: 59401564, and info obtained from HWinFO64 report: System Manufacturer:          LENOVO Product Name:                      20238 Product Version:                    Lenovo G510 UUID:                                      {38C898DD-8E9B-E311-21902021-201A06A5FCBA} SKU Number:                          LENOVO_MT_20238 Family:                                     IDEAPADAccording to Lenovo Support, after providing the internal S/N:Machine Type Model:                     80A859401564I have a very annoying intermitte... Read more

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I read some problems with ver. 12.0.24.1314 so I am hesitant to update Intel ME.  I haven't read anything about fixes being resolved. Thanks in advance. Kind regards, tecknot

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Hello. Back story, our company has purchased and now rolled out our Lenovo X1 Yoga laptops (model 20FQ).  During the rollout, we installed all of the drivers from lenovo's site via the MDT driver package and then deployed the latest System Inteface Foundation so we could install teh Lenovo Settings app later down the road via the Windows 10 App store.   We have not installed the lenovo settings or lenovo companion apps from the store but are now receiving reports of users getting a message from "Lenovo Companion" that an update is available.  The update that is available is an Intel ME firmware update.  Is there a way to disable or prevent these updates from pushing to users via registry or configuration file? Does the System Interface Foundations app contain the Lenovo Companion app or the update features?   Screenshot of update message attached.  We do have the ADMX templates for Lenovo Companion and Settings in our AD/GPO; would disabling updates in the GPO for Companion prevent these from running even though we don't really have the actual Companion app installed?Thanks!Further details:Win10 x64 Enterprise Edition 1607 build w/all latest patches/updates. 


























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On my P50, when I check for updates with Lenovo Companion, it always tries to install Intel Management Engine 11.0 Firmware, and it downloads, says it failed when the little black command prompt opens, reboots, and then the update history said it was installed, yet Intel Management Engine 11.0 Firmware keeps popping up as an update.  What is this update supposed to do? Why is it failing? Everything else on this computer is up to date.

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Hello. Back story, our company has purchased and now rolled out our Lenovo X1 Yoga laptops (model 20FQ).  During the rollout, we installed all of the drivers from lenovo's site via the MDT driver package and then deployed the latest System Inteface Foundation so we could install teh Lenovo Settings app later down the road via the Windows 10 App store.   We have not installed the lenovo settings or lenovo companion apps from the store but are now receiving reports of users getting a message from "Lenovo Companion" that an update is available.  The update that is available is an Intel ME firmware update.  Is there a way to disable or prevent these updates from pushing to users via registry or configuration file? Does the System Interface Foundations app contain the Lenovo Companion app or the update features?   Screenshot of update message attached.  We do have the ADMX templates for Lenovo Companion and Settings in our AD/GPO; would disabling updates in the GPO for Companion prevent these from running even though we don't really have the actual Companion app installed?Thanks!Further details:Win10 x64 Enterprise Edition 1607 build w/all latest patches/updates. 


























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A:X1 Yoga and Intel ME Firmware update being pushed but how?

Lenovo System Interface Foundation (LSIF) is doing this.  The only purpose of this app is to support Lenovo Settings and Lenovo Companion, so if you don't install these apps, there is no point to install LSIF.  One of the features of LSIF is to automatically install "critical" updates for Lenovo software and drivers, such as this recent Intel ME Firware update.
 
The Deployment Guide for Lenovo Settings and/or Companion explains this feature and how to disable it:  https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/hf003321
 
I have copied-and-pasted the relevent section below:
 
Chapter 4. Considerations for Deployment
 
Lenovo System Interface Foundation contains some features which may not be appropriate for enterprise customers.  Please read this section carefully to understand these features and consider whether they should be disabled in your specific environment. 
 
1.  Automatic Updates ? Lenovo System Interface Foundation updates itself automatically whenever a new version is posted to the Lenovo website. Some IT organizations will want to disable this.  The automatic update can be disabled by registry.  To do so, copy-and-paste the below text into a .reg file and then import it into your registry:
 
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Lenovo\ImController]
"DisableAutoupdate"="1"
 
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Hi, I recently was prompted to do an optional update to the touchpad driver via Lenovo vantage. Since then the custom settings for the touchpad have reverted to the generic windows mouse settings. There used to be options to turn off taps, gestures etc. I have set the touchpad to low sensitivity for taps but it's still too sensitive when using the touchpad and it often clicks on things I don't want it to. I have uninstalled the drivers and reinstalled based on my serial number and still the same. I'd have thought this is how it is but knowing that I used to be able to turn things off like taps, then this is why I am trying to find a solution. So far haven't had much luck with support via Live chat with Lenovo or via email. Can someone help? I need taps turned off and want to be able to access those settings like just recently.

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