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Intel Management Engine Interface Driver for Windows 8.1 (64-bit), 8 (64-bit) - Notebook

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Intel Management Engine Interface Driver
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Windows 8 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit) /
README for Intel Management Engine Interface Driver
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This package installs the software (Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) Management Engine Interface Driver) to enable the following device.

Device nameDevice name in the Device Manager
Intel Management Engine Interface Intel(R) Management Engine Interface


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


Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • Lenovo B480, B490, B580, B590
  • Lenovo E49
  • Lenovo M490
  • Lenovo V480, V480c, V480s, V580, V580c
  • ThinkPad Edge E330, L330
  • Zhaoyang K29, K49, E49
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit
Summary of Changes


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


Version manager) panel)

  • (New) Updated the "NOTES" portion to address the installation step.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that is related to driver Security Vulnerability Issue.

Version manager) panel)

  • (New) Added support for Windows 8.1 64-bit.
  • (New) Initial release for Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit.

Please refer to the README file in the attachment table for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

  • If LSSB and an previous ME version are already existing in system, please be sure to uninstall the old ME driver from control panel first, then update this ME version, or you may meet LMS error and LSSB can't be launched normally issue.
Installation Instructions


  • 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.
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.
  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.

[Extracting file]

  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.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

Silent Install

Note: This is intended for system administrators only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the 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 -s".
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\Setup -s
Uninstallation Instructions
  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Press Windows + X
  3. Click Control Panel at appeared pane.
  4. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  5. Select Intel(R) Management Engine Components, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and
    restart the computer
Determining which version is installed

[Windows 8]

In control panel

  1. Click Control Panel.
  2. Click Programs and select uninstall a program.
  3. Click Programs and Features.
  4. Check 'Intel(R) Management Engine Components' option, and can see the driver version

In Device Manager

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

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  • Document ID:DS031760
  • Last Updated :23 Jun 2014
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