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

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

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

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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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"
 
Or use ?lsif-disable-autoupdate.reg? that is provided in the .zip fil... Read more

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When will the Intel Management Engine Firmware 11.8 update be available for the Yoga 910?I do not see it listed on this web page:https://support.lenovo.com/au/en/product_security/len-17297only the 920It is vulnerable according to the tool available on this page:https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27150

A:When will the Intel Management Engine Firmware update be available for the Yoga 910?

I see a lot of people asking this question, and the best answer I have seen so fare is that they are working on certifying Intel's firmware update on all vulnerable Lenovo systems as fast as they can, and will release the firmware updates as soon as possible.  

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Hello,     I was recently prompted to install the following updates but I am unsure as to what they mean and if it is absolutely necessary/recommended to install them. Any help is appreciated. Thank you.  Edit: My BIOS update also asked me to choose from two options: Update BIOS or Update Model number.  I have updated neither as I am unsure what it means and why I see that message. Can someone please tell me what it means? Thank you.  


























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When will the Intel Management Engine Firmware update be available for the Yoga 710-14ISK?I do not see it listed on this web page:https://support.lenovo.com/au/en/product_security/len-17297 It is vulnerable according to the tool available on this page:https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27150 (text from delurker post for Yoga 910 - adapted for Yoga 710)

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Hi, I'm currently facing the issue that the Intel Management Engine 11.8 Firmeware Update (11.8.60.3561) suggested by Lenovo Vantage as Important update never finishes - it alway terminate in the end with the following error in the error log:Error 8707: Firmware update failed due to an internal error Does anyone has ideas how to solve this? Regardspgat 

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Touchpad on my Yoga 920 stopped working after Intel Management Engine 11.8 Firmware update. Does anybody have the same issue? I tried to factory reset but that didnt help. Thanks,Marco

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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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Hi, I'm trying to install "Intel Management Engine 11.8 Firmware Update" (specifically the newest version - 11.8.50.3425) but as you can see in the image attached it stucks on "Checking firmware parameters..."  I've tried to install it from the "Levnovo Vantage win10 App" and even directly from the Lenovo's support website (https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds112240) but it keeps stucking in the same spot :/ What can I do? * If any other info is relevant tell me I'll appreciate any help, thanks ahead  


























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Hello,since the last update, my yoga 260 no longer wakes up from standby. I suspect that it has to do with the update of the Intel (R) Management Engine Interface V11.8.50.3425. When I try to update this, I always get the error:Intel(R) Management Engine Interface is not installed in the system kann mir jemand helfen?Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit

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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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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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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,

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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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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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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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 zurckgegeben, als keine Daten angefordert wurden. Mglicherweise 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hi, Samsung tells me the SSD (a Samsung) firmware updates will come from Lenovo, but I didn't see them on the driver page. The model is MZMTE256HMHP-000L1 Any suggestions? Thanks,Bruce 

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WARNING!!! DO NOT INSTALL THE INTEL (CORPORATE) MANAGEMENT ENGINE FIRMWARE COMPONENT UPDATE!! http://h20566.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=8934841&swItemId=ob_159465_1&swEnvOid=419... Intel Corporate Management Engine (ME) Firmware Component (American, International)11.0.0.1194 Rev.A1 Dec 2015 We purchased 5 of these laptops for our engineering department and I was against a tight timetable to get them deployed (next day). I started working on getting one all setup with the software needed and then I would simply clone that one to the other 5. I did a clean install of Windows 10 and installed all the drivers from HP's site. Then I ran Windows Updates until everything was up-to-date. I disabled Windows Defender. Now all that was left was to update the BIOS, Intel ME and Thunderbolt firmware using the utilities dowloaded from the drivers page. The BIOS installed fine, but it's a really weird update process. Makes beeps and lights blink while its working. There is no progress bar to let you know if it's actually doing anything. At one point the beeps stop but it's really still working. Then it boots and updates another part of the system and so on. Anyway, that all worked out fine. No issues with the update and back into Windows 10. Then I ran the Thunderbolt Firmware update and a command window opened saying that it could not find the controller. It didn't look like it did anything after that point and just closed.&n... Read more

A:zBook Studio G3 - DEATH BY INTEL ME FIRMWARE UPDATE

I will ask to have your issue escalated to the appropriate team within HP. 

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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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>HP Notebook System BIOS Update:>NOTE: HP strongly recommends updating the Management Engine firmware to version 11.0.18.1002 to prevent >BIOS/Management Engine firmware corruption issues. where to find the file necessary for updating firmware to version 11.0.18.1002Thnx!

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Hello, For the X1 Yoga 3rd gen, there was a Intel ME firmware update around last week or so, which I applied but now sometimes when I turn on the laptop the laptop 'beeps' and doesn't boot until I power cycle it. Apparently the error code is for a TCG conformity issue.The solution in the PC diagnostics app is to replace the mainboard. Is that the only way?Since it started happening after the last firmware update I thought maybe there are some issues with the update?Does anyone have the same problem? Or a solution already?Otherwise I'll get the mainboard exchanged.

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I'm running Linux on a Thinkpad T440p. To do Intel AMT firmware update to address Intel AMT vulnerability CVE-2017-5689 (or INTEL-SA-00075) https://support.lenovo.com/ch/en/product_security/len-14963 do I have to install Windows? The vulnerability is well described here: https://libreboot.org/faq.html#intelme I've already used the Linux tool Intel provided to "unprovision" AMT https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26799/INTEL-SA-00075-Linux-Detection-and-Mitigation-Tools but Intel says that merely mitigates this critical vulnerability. Does this Windows tool do more than merely mitigate? https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26755/INTEL-SA-00075-Detection-and-Mitigation-Tool I see a chipset firmware update: Intel Management Engine Firmware 9.1 for Windows 10 (64-bit), 8.1 (64-bit), 8 (64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad T440p, T540p, W540, W541 / version 9.1.41.3024 / date 2017/05/17 here: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/ch/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-t-series-laptops/thinkpad-... So does that mean I have to install Windows to run this critical firmware update? Thanks.

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I have an intel DH61WW mobo, 8 GB DDR3 RAM, 8.1
It shipped able to handle up to i7 3rd Gen processors only. It can be updated to accept 3rd Gen which is what I have.
I seem to be in a loop while upgrading from a Pentium G840 to an i3770 K on this Intel DH61WW motherboard.
the Problem: 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 the computer works but I still can't get the Intel Management Firmware to update.
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:Solved: Intel Management Firmware update to version 8.x

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I have a ProBook 450 G3 running Windows 10. I am planning on updating the BIOS to N78 Ver. 01.15 Rev.A (from Ver. 01.12). I noticed the following statement on the BIOS download page: "HP strongly recommends updating the Management Engine firmware to version 11.0.18.1002 to prevent BIOS/Management Engine firmware corruption issues.". How can I determine the version of the IME firmware on my system? The latest version of the IME firmware for download is 11.0.0.1202 ... should I just go ahead and download and install that before the BIOS update? Thanks in advance,Mike

A:BIOS Update / Intel Management Engine Firmware

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. To answer your question about Intel ME... Perhaps in the Control Panel > Programs and features. When you find it there click on it and it should show a versionorif you search for it in C:\Program files or C:\Program files (x86) and search inside the folder, it should show the version somewhere. You may also see if this tool will work on W10 > https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/19009     But considering you already have experience with BIOS things , I am wondering why do you want to do it again... General recommendation I provide to users/customers is NOT to upgrade BIOS/UEFI unless they experience any kind of specific BIOS/UEFI issue. Updating just for the "noble cause" of updaing and just for using the latest verson is not solution. Any kind of update (no matter for what and who relesed it) can fix 2 issues but may introduce 10 more issues. Additionally, upgrading the BIOS (for any vendor) poses more risks because BIOS recovery is not that easy as compared to typical software updates IF something goes wrong. Same applies for Windows Updates, OS update, drivers updates, etc - upgrade/update IF you have issues which you know are fixed in the newer version or for some severe security issues. Otherwise, keep the existing version as long as possible.

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This laptop has "succesfully" installed firmware update 1.19 about 30 times now. Everytime windows updates, it "installs" this as well. What gives?

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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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Quote:
Intel has temporarily pulled its just-released TRIM firmware update (02HA) and associated SSD Toolbox from their download site, following a number of reported problems with the new software. Details remain scarce at the moment, but according to several posts on Intel's support forums, users are left with a disk read error and no way to load Windows after rebooting from a seemingly successful firmware upgrade.


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A:Intel pulls SSD firmware update amid Windows 7 issues

Oh dear...looks like the really screwed up this time, especially is someone's importaint data like docs, pics, etc just went up in flames

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Anybody any clue as to how to perform the update under [email protected]: please bear in mind that not all your customers run Microsoft... support for Linux systems would be much appreciated! https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/nl/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-X-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKPAD-...

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