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Intel Management Engine 9.5 Firmware (1.5MB) for Windows 8.1 (64-bit), 8 (64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad T440, T440s, X1 Carbon (Machine types: 20A7, 20A8), X240s
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Intel Management Engine 9.5 Firmware (1.5MB)
grrg08ww.exe
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9.5.35.186216 Jul 2014
README for Intel Management Engine 9.5 Firmware (1.5MB)
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9.5.35.186216 Jul 2014

This package installs and updates the following firmware.

  • Intel Management Engine Firmware

Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models support Intel Management Engine.
Updating the firmware will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.

This program is language dependent, but can be used with any language system.

Refer to marketing materials to find out the computer model information and the device(s) each model supports.

Contents
Supported Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation Instructions
Uninstallation Instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported Systems
  • ThinkPad T440, T440s
  • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Machine types: 20A7, 20A8)
  • ThinkPad X240s
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

  • < > Package version number
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function


Version 9.5.35.1862

  • (Fix) Fixed a security vulnerability issue in Intel Platform Trust Technology and Intel Boot Guard boot policy enforcement.

Version 9.5.30.1808

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Machine types: 20A7, 20A8).
  • (Fix) Fixed the following issues:
    • fTPM dictionary attack protection mechanism can be bypassed.
    • Security vulnerability in Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT).

Version 9.5.15.1730

  • [Important] Added support for Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit.

 

Notes
  • This Management Engine firmware update package is programmed to suspend Microsoft Bitlocker protection temporarily if Bitlocker drive encryption is enabled in your system, before proceeding to the firmware update.
Installation Instructions

Notes:

  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Version Information section.
  • Confirm first with your IT administrator if updating the Management Engine firmware is necessary.
  • Prior to the firmware update, connect the AC adapter and fully charged battery (if applicable) to the system.
  • Downgrading the Management Engine firmware to an older verion cannot be allowed.
  • Make sure the following device is installed in the Device Manager.
    -In the System devices category,
    -Intel(R) Management Engine Interface
    -If not exists, install the following software:
    -Intel Management Engine 9.5 Software
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Select the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Updating]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative account.
  2. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Extracting file]

  1. Open a Command Prompt as administrator.
    [Windows 8 or later]
    [Mouse and Keyboard]
    1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower left area of the screen.
    2. Select Command Prompt (Admin) from the menu, and select Yes.
    [Touch]
    1. From the Start screen, select Desktop.
    2. Open a Windows Explorer and select the C drive.
    3. Select File, and select Open command prompt > Open command prompt as administrator.
    [Windows 7]
    1. Open the Start menu, type cmd in the search box and press
    Ctrl+Shift+Enter.
  2. In the Command Prompt, type the following command and press Enter.
    [Path where the files were extracted]\MEUpdate.cmd
    Example: C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ME\MEUpdate.cmd
  3. Read the notifications on the display, type Y and press Enter to proceed.
  4. When completed, a system reboot will be initiated to complete the firmware update.

Finally delete the file saved in the step 4.

Determining which Version is Installed
  1. Open the Command Prompt as administrator.
    [Windows 8 or later]
    [Mouse and Keyboard]
    1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower left area of the screen.
    2. Select Command Prompt (Admin) from the menu, and select Yes.
    [Touch]
    1. From the Start screen, select Desktop.
    2. Open a Windows Explorer and select the C drive.
    3. Select File, and select Open command prompt > Open command prompt as administrator.
    [Windows 7]
    1. Open the Start menu, type cmd in the search box and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter.
  2. In the Command Prompt, type the following command and press Enter.
    [Path where the files were extracted]\MEInfoWin.exe
    Example: C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ME\MEInfoWin.exe
    The following information will be displayed.
    Example:
    Intel(R) MEInfo Version: 9.5.xx.xxxx
    Copyright(C) 2005 - 2013, Intel Corporation. All rights reserved.
    BIOS Version: xxxxxxWW (x.xx )
    MEBx Version: x.x.x.xxxx
    Gbe Version: x.x
    VendorID: 8086
    PCH Version: x
    ==> FW Version: 9.5.30.1808 LP <==
    LMS Version: x.x.xx.xxxx
    MEI Driver Version: x.x.xx.xxxx
  3. Check the FW Version.
    If you see any errors, check the Device Manager to see if the following device exists and is working properly.
    Under System devices category, Intel(R) Management Engine Interface
    If it does not exist, install the following software: Intel Management Engine 9.5 Software

 



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