Intel AMT 7.1 - Management Engine Interface and Serial Over LAN driver (SOL) Driver for Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), XP - ThinkPad
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Intel AMT 7.1 - Management Engine Interface and Serial Over LAN (SOL) Driver
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7.1.70.119806 Jun 2013
README for Intel AMT 7.1 - Management Engine Interface and Serial Over LAN (SOL) Driver
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7.1.70.119806 Jun 2013

This package installs the software (Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) Manageability Engine components) to enable the following devices.

  • Intel(R) Management Engine Interface
  • Intel(R) Active Management Technology - SOL (COMx)

Intel AMT Manageability Engine components

  • Management Engine Interface
  • Serial Over LAN (SOL) Driver
  • Local Manageability Service (LMS)
  • Intel Management and Security Status (IMSS)
  • User Notification Service (UNS)

Notes:

  • This package also includes Intel Identity Protection Technology Client (IPT Client) middeleware.
  • If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.

     

 

Contents
Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Requirements
Installation instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • ThinkPad T420, T420i, T420s, T420si
  • ThinkPad T520, T520i
  • ThinkPad W520
  • ThinkPad X1, X1 Hybrid(*1)
  • ThinkPadX220, X220i, X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet

Note:

  • *1: Supports Windows 7 64-bit only.
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 SP3

 

Summary of changes

Where:

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

Version <7.1.70.1198> (83RA30WW)

  • (New) Changed the software name from "Intel AMT 7.1 - Management Engine
    Interface and Serial Over LAN (SOL) Driver" to "Intel Management Engine
    Interface 7.1 and Serial Over LAN (SOL) driver".
  • (Fix) Fixed a security vulnerability issue.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where Windows 8 required restart when disabling Intel MEI while LMS was running.

Version <7.1.50.1172> (83RA29WW)

  • (Fix) Corrected prerequisite Microsoft .NET Framework version in the NOTES section.
  • (New) Added support for Microsoft Windows 8.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where UNS's local Ws-man calls failed if the computer name contained non-Latin symbols (e.g. cyrillic).
  • (Fix) Added missing instructions for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition in the INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS section of this README document.

Version <7.1.2.1041v2> (83RA28WW)

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X1 Hybrid for Windows 7 64-bit.
  • (New) Added support for Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2 for ThinkPad W520.
  • (Fix) Corrected a description of Unattended Install in this README document.
  • (New) Added support for Windows Vista.
  • (New) Added support for Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X1.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X220, X220i, X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad W520.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad T420s, T420si.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the IPT (Intel IPT Client Middleware) installer displayed error messages.

Version <7.1.2.1041v2> (83RA27WW)

  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad T420,T420i,T520,T520i

Note:
Please refer to the README file under the "File details" section for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

Requirements
  • (For Windows 8/7/Vista and XP 32-bit) To install this package, Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 or higher should be installed before installation.
  • (For Windows XP Professional x64 Edition) IPT client middleware does not support Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.

 

Installation Instructions

Notes:

Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
    The file name ends with "WW.EXE" for Windows 8, 7 and XP, "XP64.EXE" for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click Save.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click Save. 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.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with an administrator account.
  2. Make sure the AC adapter is firmly connected to the target computer.
  3. Locate the folder where the file was downloaded.
  4. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
    The file name ends with "WW.EXE" for Windows 8, 7 and XP, "XP64.EXE" for
    Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  6. In the Select Destination Location window, click Next. If you would like to
    select a different folder, click Browse.
  7. In the Ready to Install window, click Install. All the necessary files will
    be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to progress installation.
  3. Click "Finish".
    (Windows XP Professional x64 Edition)
    @Installation will finish.
    (Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP 32-bit)
    Step 14 starts automatically.
  4. IPT client middleware software installation will start.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in the step 4.

Silent Install

Note: This is for system administrators' use only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In Step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the /s option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\ME_SW\setup /s
  4. Then start installation of IPT software.
    At the command line, execute Install.bat in IPT folder.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\IPT\install.bat

 

Determining Which Version is Installed
Management Engine Interface

[Windows 8]

  1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left area of the screen.
  2. Select Device Manager from the menu.
  3. Double-click the System devices category.
  4. Double-click Intel(R) Management Engine Interface.
  5. Click the Driver tab.
  6. Check Driver Version.

[Windows 7/Vista]

  1. Select Start.
  2. Right-click/Press and hold Computer, and then select Properties.
  3. At the left pane, select Device Manager.
  4. Double-click/Double-tap the System devices category.
  5. Double-click/Double-tap Intel(R) Management Engine Interface.
  6. Select the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.

[Windows XP]

  1. Select Start.
  2. ight-click/Press and hold My Computer, and then select Properties.
  3. Select the Hardware tab, then select Device Manager.
  4. Double-click/Double-tap the System devices category.
  5. Double-click/Double-tap Intel(R) Management Engine Interface.
  6. Select the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.
Serial Over LAN driver

[Windows 8]

  1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left area of the screen.
  2. Select Device Manager from the menu.
  3. Double-click the Ports(COM & LPT) category.
  4. Double-click Intel(R) Active Management Technology - SOL (COMx).
  5. Click the Driver tab.
  6. Check Driver Version.

[Windows 7/Vista]

  1. Select Start.
  2. Right-click Computer, and then select Properties.
  3. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click/Double-tap the Ports(COM & LPT) category.
  5. Double-click/Double-tap Intel(R) Active Management Technology - SOL (COMx).
  6. Select the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.

[Windows XP]

  1. Select Start.
  2. Right-click/Press and hold My Computer, and then select Properties.
  3. Select Hardware tab, then select Device Manager.
  4. Double-click/Double-tap the Ports(COM & LPT) category.
  5. Double-click/Double-tap Intel(R) Active Management Technology - SOL (COMx).
  6. Select the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.
Local Manageability Service (LMS)
  1. Right-click the following file in Windows Explorer, then click Properties.
    [Windows 8/7/Vista/XP 32-bit]
    C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\LMS\LMS.exe
    [Windows 8/7/Vista/XP 64-bit]
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\LMS\ LMS.exe
  2. [Windows 8/7/Vista]
    Select the Details tab.
    [Windows XP]
    Select the Version tab.
  3. Check File Version.
Privacy Icon Client (IMSS)
  1. Right-click the following file in Windows Explorer, then click Properties.
    [Windows 8/7/Vista/XP 32-bit]
    C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\IMSS\ PrivacyIconClient.exe
    [Windows 8/7/Vista/XP 64-bit]
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\IMSS\ PrivacyIconClient.exe
  2. [Windows 8/7/Vista]
    Select the Details tab.
    [Windows XP]
    Select the Version tab.
  3. Check File Version.
User Notification Service (UNS)
  1. Right-click the following file in Windows Explorer, then click Properties.
    [Windows 8/7/Vista/XP 32-bit]
    C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\UNS\UNS.exe
    [Windows 8/7/Vista/XP 64-bit]
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\UNS\ UNS.exe
  2. [Windows 8/7/Vista]
    Select the Details tab.
    [Windows XP]
    Select the Version tab.
  3. Check File Version.
IPT client middleware

Note:

  • IPT client middleware does not support Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. So, you can not install IPT software on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.
  1. Right-click the following file in Windows Explorer, then click Properties.
    [Windows 8/7/Vista/XP 32-bit]
    C:\Program Files\Intel\Services\IPT\jhi_service.exe
    [Windows 8/7/Vista 64-bit]
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Services\IPT\jhi_service.exe
  2. [Windows 8/7/Vista]
    Select the Details tab.
    [Windows XP]
    Select the Version tab.
  3. Check File Version.


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